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1 firefighter suffers minor injury battling Muscatine blaze

April 22, 2019 GMT

MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a firefighter suffered a minor injury battling a blaze at a house in Muscatine.

The fire was reported around 2:10 p.m. Sunday. The Muscatine Fire Department says it had the fire under control about 40 minutes after firetrucks arrived. The department says flames damaged the rear of the building and there was water and smoke damage through the rest of the house.

The department says one firefighter was treated for a minor injury and one civilian at the scene was assessed for smoke exposure but not treated. Their names haven’t been released.


The fire cause is being investigated.