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Fire crews respond to house fire in Layton

Sep 12, 2022, 6:18 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 11:27 am

Emergency personnel in Layton responded to a structure fire Monday evening at 2107 Kays Creek Drive...

Emergency personnel in Layton responded to a structure fire Monday evening at 2107 Kays Creek Drive. The fire is at the brick house in the background, not the white house in the foreground. Photo credit: Michelle Mountford Martin.

LAYTON, Utah — Fire crews in Layton responded to a house fire Monday evening.

Fire crews responded to a 2107 Kays Creek Drive early Monday evening for a report of basement fire. 

According to Jason Cook, with the Layton Fire Department, the fire happened just before 6 p.m. Cook says the homeowner saw some coming from the basement. So, she and two other adults evacuated the home. 

The homeowner reported to dispatch that her basement was on fire. Cook says there is significant smoke damage to the home. Additionally, he says the fire was mostly contained to the basement. It did extend to the second floor, according to Cook, but there wasn’t much damage. 

The family was displaced as a result of the fire, according to a social media post by the Layton Fire Department. Traffic in the area was disrupted for a time, but the restrictions have since been lifted. 

The investigation into the cause of the Layton structure fire is ongoing.  

No other information is available. 

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