(ABC 6 News) - We continue to follow developing news out of Northwood, Iowa. Tonight we've learned the city wide evacuation order has been lifted.
ABC 6 News anchor Laura Lee joins us from our newsroom with the latest information. Laura at one point officials were concerned about the blowing winds and sulfuric acid being released into the air.
Yes, but at this hour hazmat crews have tested and ruled the air quality is safe.
Take a look at this video. As you can see massive flames in the distance. We're told the fire was at a fertilizer warehouse-, Northowood AG Products, located at the Northwood Municipal Airport. It started shortly after 7:30 this morning.
Earlier today the small town of about 2,000 people were forced to leave. Many bussed to the Kensett Community Center, where an emergency shelter was set up.