Newton fire department battles blaze

Cindy Hull
Staff Writer

On Saturday, Newton Fire Department was dispatched at 4:42pm to 718 Westside Dr in Newton for a structure fire. The outbuilding behind the house was fully engulfed with flames. The fire was under control by 4:47pm. The Fire Department remained on the scene until 5:15pm. Prefire value of the building was $5,000 and the content $25,000. The building was a total loss.