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Iowa City home damaged by fire


The Iowa City Fire Department is trying to figure out what started a fire that damaged an Iowa City home Wednesday night.

Firefighters were called to 1418 Sycamore Street at around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday for a reported house fire.

When they arrived, crews found the two-story home engulfed in flames.  Everyone was able to escape without injury. Firefighters had the fire out in about an hour and stayed on scene for another three hours.

One person displaced by the fire is being helped by the American Red Cross.

Damage to the home is estimated at $75,000.

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