lakeridge mobile home fire- where's help

today May 31st at around 1:00 this afternoon, an Iowa city lakeridge mobile home caught fire while the occupants were away. Neighbors tried to help, but where is the fire dept where there is a station no more than a mile away? Frantic neighbors try to help, but exactly where was Iowa City fire dept when it took hills nearly 20 minutes to get here to help. this lack of work from our IC fire dept does not impress the many residents who fear this day for any one who lives on this side of town..

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neweli says ... on Wednesday, Jun 2 at 1:01 PM

when a persons home and life is on fire you really don't care about a 2X5 sign sitting on the side of the road that states end of city limits. these people should stop paying any taxes to IC but instead state their community is hills

Melissa Jensen says ... on Monday, May 31 at 7:04 PM

The mobile home park is not in the Iowa City limits therefore not protected by the Iowa City Fire Department.

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