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Iowa City firefighters battle apartment fire

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

The Iowa City Fire Department responded to a fire inside an apartment building early Monday morning.

It happened at 1:10 a.m. at 1053 Cross Park Avenue. When firefighters arrived, they saw smoke coming from a second-floor apartment.

Firefighters quickly brought the fire under control while helping people get out of the building. 19 firefighters were on scene for about an hour. Damage to the apartment is estimated to be $25,000.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the office of the ICFD Fire Marshal. 

The Iowa City Fire Department was assisted at this emergency by the Iowa City Police Department and Johnson County Ambulance Service. 

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