Fatal Garage Fire in Dubuque
D. Brendan Welsh
Public Information Officer
Dubuque Police Department
02/08/23 -- For Immediate Release
DUBUQUE, Iowa – On 07/08/23 at approximately 0823 hours, the Dubuque County Communications Center received reports of a garage on fire near 14th and Central Ave. The caller advised a subject was inside the garage. Dubuque Police and Fire responded to the scene and found the garage to the rear of 1428 and 1430 Iowa St on fire. Dubuque Fire Fighters extracted one deceased subject from the garage. The deceased subject has not been positively identified. Fire fighters are working to completely extinguish the fire at this time. Dubuque Police investigators are also on scene working with investigators from the State of Iowa Fire Marshall's Office. This case is active, and more information will be released once its known.
If you have any information on this incident or others, please call the Dubuque Police Department at 563-589-4415 or Crime Stoppers at 800-747-0117 or 563-588-0714. You can also submit tips anonymously online at www.cityofdubuque.org/police or through the MyDBQ smartphone app available at www.cityofdubuque.org/MyDBQ.
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