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Iowa City firefighters rescue 4 from second-story window

Four people in the second-floor unit were blocked by heat and smoke from escaping on their own.

Posted: May 10, 2019 7:30 AM

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say firefighters rescued four people from an apartment building fire in Iowa City.

The fire in the ground-floor apartment was reported just before 10 a.m. Thursday.

Four people in the second-floor unit were blocked by heat and smoke from escaping on their own. Firefighters helped them out and down from a second-story window.

No injuries have been reported.

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