Rock Rapids Apartment Sustains Minor Damage In Mattress Fire

Date posted - January 14, 2014

Rock Rapids FD Fire Department logo emblem 300Rock Rapids, Iowa — A Rock Rapids apartment sustained some fire damage in a fire on Friday evening, January 10th.

About 6 PM, the Rock Rapids Fire Department was called to a fire in one of the apartments at Rosewood Heights — also called the Oak Leaf Apartment Complex.

When they got there, Rock Rapids Firefighters found a small fire in the apartment, which was located on the third floor. A mattress was on fire. The fire was quickly put out. The fire was contained to the bedroom of the one apartment only.

No injuries were reported.

Minor fire damage was reported to a wall next to the mattress.

Fire officials report the cause of the fire appears to be accidental, but the incident remains under investigation.

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