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One person hurt after Iowa City kitchen fire

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One person is hurt after a kitchen fire at an apartment building in Iowa City.

Around 10:30 p.m. Friday, the Iowa City Fire Department responded to a report of a kitchen fire at 1102 Hollywood Blvd, Apartment 2. 

When crews arrived on scene, smoke was coming from two sides of the building.  The fire was quickly contained and extinguished.

Firefighters say one person suffered minor injuries and was examined by ambulance staff, but declined to go to the hospital.

Fire damage was contained to the kitchen of the fire apartment, but smoke damage extended to a second apartment.  The Red Cross provided assistance to families in the two apartments. 

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Iowa City Fire Department. 

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