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One dead after home fire in Salt Lake City

Jan 5, 2023, 4:48 PM

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Police say the 16-year-old went to the wrong house and was shot there. (Getty Images)

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SALT LAKE CITY — One person is dead after a two-alarm fire at 323 East Williams Avenue in Salt Lake City.


 

However, Chad Jepperson with Salt Lake City Fire said officials are unclear if the person died inside, or later after they were removed from the house.

Officials said the fire began just before 3 p.m. on Thursday, and that a moderate amount of smoke was coming out of the residence when approximately 35 firefighters arrived.

 

Firefighters reportedly made an aggressive attack to knock the fire down. 

At the time of publication, it was not known who called for help or how many people lived in the house.

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One dead after home fire in Salt Lake City