Local News
Agency explosion

The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help in reference to an early Wednesday morning explosion in a garage in Agency Iowa.  At 8:00 a.m. Wednesday June 4th  Wapello County Sheriff’s personnel reported to 237 W. Main St. in Agency Iowa and discovered an explosion had occurred sometime during the overnight hours in the interior of a garage damaging a vehicle.  Investigators believe it is possible the suspect(s) may have possibly received minor injuries.  Investigators believe that the injuries may not require medical attention but may be visible.  Sheriff’s personnel are asking that if you are aware of someone’s skin or hair or facial hair appearing to be singed or unusually discolored  please notify the Sheriff’s Office at (641)684-4350.  The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office is being assisted in the investigation by the Ottumwa Fire Department’s Fire Marshal.