Fire at Coralville Perkins causes $500,000 in damage, determined accidental

Officials ruled that a fire at the Coralville Perkins late last night was accidental, but its cause is still being investigated.
Published: Jul. 1, 2021 at 12:49 AM CDT
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CORALVILLE, Iowa (KCRG) - Fire crews responded to a fire at a Perkins restaurant in Coralville Wednesday night.

The fire occurred at 819 1st Avenue at about 11:15 p.m.

Officials said the fire was primarily contained to the roof and crews extinguished it in about 30 minutes.

The building sustained heavy smoke and water damage estimated at around $500,000.

Officials said the cause of the fire was determined to be accidental.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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