TOOELE COUNTY

One hospitalized after Tooele house destroyed in fire

Mar 8, 2023, 6:45 AM | Updated: Mar 28, 2023, 5:39 pm

A house fire in Tooele on March 8, 2023 sent one to the hospital. (Derek Peterson, KSL TV)...

A house fire in Tooele on March 8, 2023 sent one to the hospital. (Derek Peterson, KSL TV)

(Derek Peterson, KSL TV)

TOOELE, Utah — A Tooele home is a total loss and one occupant was hospitalized early Wednesday morning.

Officials with the Tooele Fire Department said crews responded to the area of 200 South and 200 West and found flames and heavy smoke coming from the home.

Both of the home’s occupants were able to escape, but authorities said one of the occupants was hospitalized for smoke inhalation.

Neighbors told KSL TV they were awakened by police pounding on their doors, telling them to evacuate

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One hospitalized after Tooele house destroyed in fire