CR firefighters battle blaze near airport

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11/23/21

Cedar Rapids firefighters fought an early Tuesday morning blaze near the Eastern Iowa Airport.

According to a CRFD news release, crews were called to a building at 9900 6th Street SW, just south of Wright Brothers Boulevard along Interstate 380, just before 1:15am. Arriving firefighters report seeing heavy smoke and flames coming from the roof of the utility shop. Four engines and a ladder truck brought the blaze under control within a half-hour.

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There were no reported injuries, but there was fire, smoke, and water damage throughout the structure.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.