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Lit cigarette sparks accidental fire in Iowa City

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

A cigarette that was not put out correctly caused a house to catch fire Tuesday morning in Iowa City.

Fire crews were called to 2713 Hickory Trail at 8:15. The fire was contained to a wooden deck on the main floor of the house.

Crews managed to find and rescue a cat as well. No one was injured in the fire, but officials estimate the house sustained $15,000 in damage. 

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