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NLFD responds to house fire in Penn Township

NORTH LIBERTY– On the evening of Sunday, Nov. 19 at 6:11 p.m., the North Liberty Fire Department was dispatched to 8 Brickwood Knoll NE for a house fire. North Liberty engine 112 arrived on scene and found an attached garage fully involved with fire extending into the residence. The fire was under control in about an hour and no other structures were involved.  
The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but it is believed to be unintentional. Estimated damage is unavailable at this time. The attached garage received heavy fire damage and parts of the home had water and smoke damage. There were no reported civilian injuries, or firefighter injuries. The home did have working smoke detectors.
North Liberty Fire Apparatus Engine 112, Tanker 113, Quint 114, Rescue 119, Command 115 and Command 110 responded to the scene. The North Liberty Fire Department was assisted by Solon, Coralville and Swisher fire departments; the Johnson County Ambulance Service; Johnson County Sheriff’s Office; MidAmerican Energy; and the Johnson County Joint Communication Center.