DUBUQUE COUNTY, Iowa. (KWWL) - Emergency crews were called to the 4000 block of Hilken Hill Road for a house fire around 6 p.m. on Saturday.
When crews arrived on scene, the fire was out. The home sustained thousands of dollars worth of smoke and fire damage.
The owner of the home was taken to a hospital for difficulty breathing. Deputies believe the fire started near the microwave. It is not considered suspicious.