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No injuries in snowmobile fire in Iowa Great Lakes

Mon 2-10-2020

(Arnolds Park)-- No injuries were reported earlier this (Sat.) afternoon when a snowmobile went up in flames in the pedestrian tunnel under Highway 71 between East and West Lakes Okoboji...just north of the Ritz.

The Arnolds Park-Okoboji Fire Department was called to the scene around 2:45 pm. The snowmobile was already completely engulfed when law enforcement and firefighters arrived. 

There was no immediate word on a possible cause, but it was believed to have been the result of some sort of mechanical malfunction. 

Firefighters were on the scene about 20 minutes.