At 4:16 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11, the Iowa City Fire Department (ICFD) responded to a building fire at 2614 Indigo Court.

The first arriving fire company found the rear of the structure, a duplex, on fire with extension into the attic of units 2608 and 2614 Indigo Court. All occupants were out of the building upon ICFD’s arrival. One occupant of the building was assisted from their residence by a neighbor. 

Crews had the fire extinguished and under control in 30 minutes. Sixteen ICFD personnel assisted with fire suppression efforts. The Iowa City Police Department, Johnson County Ambulance, MidAmerican Energy and Red Cross also assisted at the scene.      

Fire damage to 2608 and 2614 Indigo Court is estimated at $75,000. The building at 2622 Indigo Court also sustained exterior heat damage. The cause of the fire currently remains under investigation by the Iowa City Fire Marshal’s office.  For more information, contact the Iowa City Fire Department at 319-356-5255.  

Date of publication

Wednesday, August 12, 2015