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15 displaced by Iowa City condo fire

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

Fifteen people were forced from their homes on Friday morning after fire broke out in an Iowa City condo complex.

Firefighters were called to 432 Samoa Drive at around 12:35 a.m. for a report of a fire.  Police officers on scene reported seeing flames coming from the roof of the six-unit complex.  All residents were able to escape.

Crews had the fire out within an hour.

Investigators say the fire started in the attic, but don't know the cause.  They say it is not suspicious.

The American Red Cross says they helped 12 adults and three children who were displaced by the fire.

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