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1 taken to hospital after trapped in Iowa City garage fire

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

One man was rescued and taken to the hospital after becoming trapped inside a fire at a detached garage in Iowa City on Friday.

The man, who wasn't named, was taken to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics by the Johnson County Ambulance Service. His condition was not known.

The Iowa City Fire Department was called to a fire at a detached garage at 627 South First Ave. in Iowa City at around 2:19 p.m. Friday.

Once there, they rescued the man from inside the garage and extinguished the fire, according to Capt. Tina Humston with the Iowa City Fire Department.

The fire was brought under control after 10 minutes of arriving on scene, according to Capt. Humston.

The extent of the damage to the garage was not known, and crews continue to investigate.

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