A home in Tracy is a total loss after a fire. At approximately 1:30 a.m. this morning crews from Clay Township Fire and Rescue were called to 304 Lawson Street where a house was fully engulfed in flames. Shortly after, Knoxville Township Rural Fire Department and Bussey Fire were called for additional manpower and tanker trucks. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office also responded; right now authorities don’t known if anyone was at home at the time of the fire. Marion County real estate records show the owner of the home is Chad Reed.
More housing is coming to Bos Landen in Pella – the City Council approved a final plat for a new subdivision near Bos Landen Golf Course at their meeting this week. City Administrator Mike Nardini says 14 new single-family attached homes will be built along Bos Landen Drive near T-15. Nardini says the plat approved has provisions for the developer to ensure infrastructure and new plots conform to city code. Vermeer Development will be building the new homes; construction should begin in Spring 2018.