Friday, May 28, 2021
Wheel factory in northwest Iowa destroyed by fire
(Radio Iowa) - Fire departments from eight northwest Iowa communities battled a fire on Wednesday night that destroyed a factory near Orange City.
The Keizer Aluminum Wheel Company makes high performance aluminum wheels used primarily for race cars. The fire started at about 9:30 p.m. and firefighters were at the scene for more than four hours. Orange City Fire Chief Denny Vander Wel says he isn't certain as to what may have caused the fire, but he estimates damage to be in excess of four million dollars with the building and manufacturing contents all destroyed.
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