UPDATE 10:37am 12/01/23
There was a fire in Winfield on November 30th around 5:48am. At that time, Winfield Fire and Rescue was assisted by Olds Fire and Rescue.
We now have an update to the fire in Winfield on Thursday morning. The Fire Chief of Winfield has confirmed that poles caught fire. Internet cable lines were burned as a result.
Currently, the cause of the fire is undetermined, as an investigation is ongoing, and they are reviewing video footage. There were no injuries reported at the time.
*These reports are preliminary*
The Olds Fire Department was requested at 6:00am this morning, the 30th, for backup on fighting a fire. According to dispatch, a fire was ongoing at that time on a detached garage at 401 N Olive St in Winfield.
Alliant Energy was on route at that time, as preliminary reports suggest that an electrical pole was on fire around 6:20 this morning. An officer stated “looks like the wires are about to burn in two.”
KILJ will have more information on this as details are released.