According to the Dubuque Telegraph Herald there's a large fire at an East Dubuque, Illinois.  Witnesses report dark black smoke rising above T & T iron & Metals.

Here's the report from the TH:

Multiple fire departments from both sides of the Mississippi River are responding this afternoon to a large fire at an East Dubuque salvage yard.

A huge column of dark, black smoke was rising from the blaze at T&T Iron & Metals on Barge Terminal Road, just off U.S. 20, as of 4 p.m. and could be seen from miles away. Fire departments from both Illinois and Iowa were among the agencies responding.

East Dubuque police confirmed that the fire broke out at T&T Iron & Metals and that all staff members were accounted for at the business.

 See more of the TH story HERE


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