On Tuesday, May 16 at approximately 6:30 pm, the Iowa City Fire Department was notified of a kitchen fire at 740 Westgate Street in Iowa City. Arriving firefighters found a kitchen fire in a first floor apartment. The fire was quickly brought under control. The occupants of the apartment were able to escape prior to ICFD arrival, and one occupant of an adjacent apartment was assisted from the building. Sixteen firefighters responded to the fire and were assisted by the Iowa City Police Department, Johnson County Ambulance Service, MidAmerican Energy, and the American Red Cross. No injuries were sustained; damage is estimated to be $10,000.