Stiffling 90 degree weather doesn't hold back rescue workers. Aledo Fire Department called in mutual aid from surrounding municipalities to 1275 200th St., Aledo.


A hot day didn't hold back firefighters in Mercer County this afternoon. A fire at the Robert Lindquist residence, 1275 200th St., Aledo, brought out a number of area fire departments at around 3 p.m.

At one point the house was fully engulfed in flames. There was also a report of an explosion.

The residence is about 12 miles northeast of Aledo.