Shop burns at Sparboe Farms

A shop at Sparboe Farms, an egg-production facility at 2088 120th St., was reported on fire shortly after 8 a.m. today. According to officials on the scene, the fire was on the northwest corner of the property and was blowing toward other buildings. There was thick smoke rolling across U.S. Highway 169.

The Badger Fire Department has requested assistance from three other departments and asked that an ambulance from Trinity Regional Medical Center stand by.

The shop where the fire originated appears to be a total loss.

A Messenger reporter is at the scene and will have more information as it becomes available.