30 firefighters from multiple departments battle blaze in commercial warehouse in Ogden

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OGDEN, Utah, Oct. 5, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Crews from multiple fire departments were at the scene of a fire in a commercial warehouse in Ogden early Saturday morning.

Firefighters were dispatched at 2:42 a.m. to 2048 Washington Blvd.

The blaze caused Washington Boulevard to be closed to traffic from 20th to 21st Street, and the public was asked to avoid the area.

“Crews are working to vertically ventilate the structure. Crews continue to work to extinguish the fire inside the building. The building has a working sprinkler system that deployed prior to fire department arrival,” the department tweeted.

Firefighters were supplementing the structure’s sprinkler system through the fire department connection, and everything was under control at 3:47 a.m.

By 3:50 a.m., the fire was out and crews were continuing ventilation and performing overhaul procedures. Loss Stop benchmark established at 4:01 a.m., the tweet said.

The cause of the fire is undetermined and is under investigation by the Fire Marshal.

There were no injuries as a result of this fire.

Thirty firefighters from Ogden City, Roy City, and Riverdale Fire Departments are on scene, OFD tweeted.


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