At 1:34 PM on Thursday, June 21st, the Iowa City Fire Department responded to a report of a garage fire at 2807 Eastwood Drive. The first unit arrived on scene 4 minutes after notification and reported a garage fire with light smoke from a split-foyer style residence. All occupants had evacuated the building prior to the arrival of the fire department. The fire was contained to the garage and extinguished within 15 minutes after arrival.
The residence sustained fire damage to the garage and light smoke damage throughout the building. A loss estimate is not yet available. The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Iowa City Fire Department.
Outside agency support and assistance was provided by the Iowa City Police Department, Johnson County Ambulance Service, Johnson County Joint Emergency Communication Center and Mid-American Energy.
For more information, contact the on-duty Battalion Chief at 319-356-5255.