Structural fire causes $75,000 in damage

BY DI STAFF | APRIL 12, 2012 6:30 AM

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Iowa City Fire Department officials responded to a structural fire Tuesday.

According to an Iowa City press release, on April 10 at approximately 10:14 p.m., two fire engines, one ladder truck, and a Battalion Chief responded to 1418 Sycamore St., for a structure fire.

All occupants were reportedly out of the house when the fire department arrived and the fire was quickly brought under control. The fire was extinguished approximately one hour after the department arrived.

According to the report, fire crews were worked approximately three hours after the incident, and only one occupant was displaced from the fire.

There were reportedly no injuries on civilians and firefighters. The fire is under investigation by the Iowa City Fire Department and damage is estimated to be $75,000, according to the fire department.

— By Jordyn Reiland

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