The University of Iowa

Emergency Information

HAWK ALERT: Stay away from Hospital Ramp 2 due to fire. Avoid the area. see e.uiowa.edu for further information.

HAWK ALERT: Stay away from Hospital Ramp 2 due to fire. Avoid the area. see e.uiowa.edu for further information.

Situation Update(s): 

Situation update: UI Police and Iowa City Fire Department are on scene. This is a vehicle fire.

06/21/2020 - 6:48am
Status: 
Closed - Situation Resolved
Notes: 

Vehicle fire at Ramp 2 is out. ICFD cleared the scene. Resume normal traffic in the area can resume.


Update from the Iowa City Fire Department — June 21, 1:56 p.m.

Iowa City Fire Department Responds to Car Fire in UIHC Ramp 2

At 6:05 a.m. on Sunday, June 21st, the Iowa City Fire Department responded to an automatic fire alarm at UIHC parking ramp #2.  The first unit arrived on the scene 5 minutes after notification and found a car on fire in one of the underground levels of the parking ramp.  The fire was contained by the sprinkler system and then fully extinguished by fire department personnel. 

No civilian or firefighter injuries were reported.  No other vehicles or property were damaged.  The cause remains under investigation by the Iowa City Fire Marshal’s office. 

Outside agency support and assistance was provided by University of Iowa Department of Public Safety, UIHC Hospital Security, Johnson County Ambulance Service and Johnson County Joint Communication Center.

For more information contact the on-duty Battalion Chief at 319-356-5255.