SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 13, 2017 (Gephardt Daily) — A woman in her early 20s is in serious condition with second-degree burns on her face and shoulders, and severe smoke inhalation, after she was caught in a house fire Monday morning.
She and a man in his late 30s, the home owner, were transported to a local hospital. The man is in stable condition, according to information from the Salt Lake City Fire Department. Three other residents escaped without injury.
Firefighters were first called to the scene, at 1180 Warnock Ave., about 6:15 a.m. When they arrived, they found the front of the 2-story house engulfed in heavy smoke and flames.
The SLCPD announced Monday afternoon that the cause of the fire has not yet been determined, but it appears it was accidental.
Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as more information becomes available.