Iowa City Firefighters responded to a house fire on Monday, July 3, 2017. 

Fire crews were dispatched at 10:18 p.m. to 1412 Lower Muscatine Road where they found smoke coming from the roof vent of a duplex home. All occupants had evacuated prior to fire department arrival. Firefighters located a kitchen fire in the rear unit of the duplex and extinguished the fire within 10 minutes of responding.  

The home sustained approximately $15,000 in damage. The cause remains under investigation.

The Iowa City Police Department, Johnson County Ambulance Service and MidAmerican Energy assisted on scene.

For more information, contact the on-duty Battalion Chief at 319-356-5255.

Date of publication

Tuesday, July 04, 2017