- Associated Press - Saturday, October 10, 2015

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - A fire has forced some residents out of a Cedar Rapids apartment building.

Cedar Rapids television station KCRG reports (https://bit.ly/1JZqpBp ) that the blaze was reported Friday night.

Firefighters responded to the call around 7:40 p.m. and found a fire in a ground floor apartment, with smoke throughout the building.

Firefighters say at least one person climbed out a second-floor window onto a car to escape the fire. Residents had tried to put out the fire with an extinguisher before crews arrived.

Firefighters quickly put out the fire, saying the apartment where the fire started sustained the most damage. The rest of the building sustained smoke damage.

No one was injured.

Firefighters have not yet determined a cause of the fire.

The American Red Cross helped residents with temporary housing.


Information from: KCRG-TV, https://www.kcrg.com

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