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Residents displaced by Salt Lake City house fire

Oct 2, 2021, 7:27 PM | Updated: 8:48 pm
A Salt Lake City Fire Department engine parked next to the Salt Lake City and Council Building.    ...
A Salt Lake City Fire Department engine parked next to the Salt Lake City and Council Building. Photo: Paul Nelson

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Fire Department responded to a house fire Saturday afternoon.

According to Salt Lake City Fire Department Captain Anthony Burton, the call came in at 3:39 p.m. A neighbor spotted heavy smoke coming from the structure and notified authorities.

When first responders arrived on scene at 2562 S. Park Street there was visible smoke and flames.

The fire then moved to the attic. However, crews had the fire under control in about 30 minutes. 

“We just appreciate the public support,” Burton said. “That calling it in early, really made the difference.”

There were no injuries from the fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation. The fire department from South Salt Lake provided assistance at the scene.

The residents of the house have been displaced, according to Burton. However, he wasn’t sure how many people lived in the home.

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