Public Safety

Family rescued in Coralville fire


CORALVILLE — Firefighters rescued a family from the third-floor deck of an apartment building that was on fire Saturday morning.

The back side and the roof of the building at 956 Boston Way were burning when crews arrived around 9:40 a.m., according to a news release from the Coralville Fire Department.

Twenty people were displaced by the fire. They were being assisted by the American Red Cross, according to the release.

No one was injured in the fire. Crews remained on the scene until 6:40 p.m. Saturday.

The fire remains under investigation, officials said, and no damage estimate was available Saturday night.

The Coralville department was assisted at the scene by Coralville police, Johnson County Ambulance Service and the North Liberty and Tiffin fire departments. Iowa City firefighters provided backup at a Coralville fire station.



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