Fire at B&H Automotice

Fire at B&H Automotive

The Oskaloosa Fire Department was dispatched to a fire at approximately 10:46 am on Tuesday, Dec. 31, at 801 High Ave West, a building occupied by B and H Automotive. Fire Department personnel were on scene within 3 minutes of notification. A car that was being repaired had started on fire near the fuel tank. Firefighters quickly put out the blaze and prevented major damage to the building. One person suffered minor burns and smoke inhalation. Paramedics from Mahaska Health Partnership transported the victim to the hospital for treatment and evaluation. The Fire Department remained on scene for a little over an hour in order to ensure no further damage. Oskaloosa Fire Department was assisted by Oskaloosa Police Department, Mahaska Health Partnership, Mahaska County EMA, and Mahaska County 911 Center.