Fairfax, IOWA – According to the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, this unfortunate accident occurred at 814 Eagle Drive.
Linn County Sheriff’s Deputies, Linn County Rescue and Fairfax Fire responded to a report of a single vehicle crash with fire.
Deputies and Fire Fighters discovered that 45 year old Christina Stickley of Cedar Rapids, lowa was driving a 2021 Volkswagen Atlas and turned into the lot of 814 Eagle Drive.
She failed to observe an electrical box on the property and struck it causing it to are which caught the vehicle on fire. Ms.
Stickley and a juvenile were the only occupants of the vehicle and escaped without injury. Firefighters stood by while Alliant Energy turned off the power to the area so that the fire could be extinguished safely.
The fire did cause some damage to a nearby business but no one was injured in the incident. Alliant Energy is working to restore power to the area.