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Carport collapses, blocks entrance to apartment homes in So. Salt Lake

Jan 2, 2023, 11:00 AM
Officials from the United Fire Authority were called to an apartment complex at 760 West 3940 South...
Heavy snow is blamed for a carport collapse in So. Salt Lake in the early morning hours of Jan. 2, 2023. (Lt. Paul Barker, Unified Police Department)
(Lt. Paul Barker, Unified Police Department)

SOUTH SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — A carport collapse in South Salt Lake City is being blamed on heavy snowfall.

Officials from the United Fire Authority were called to an apartment complex at 760 West 3940 South early Monday morning, around 1 a.m.

When they got there, officials said they found that the carport roof had fallen onto four cars. It was also blocking a stairwell leading to some of the apartment homes.

No injuries were reported.

The United Fire Authority’s heavy rescue team is helping to disassemble the carport.

Another carport collapsed onto 14 vehicles in West Jordan on Sunday.

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