Crews battle blaze at Wendover Air Force Base

Photo Courtesy: Wendover Fire Department

WENDOVER, Utah, Nov. 24, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — Crews battled a blaze at Wendover Air Force Base Monday afternoon.

“At 5:15 p.m., the Wendover Police Department and the Wendover Fire Department conducted an investigation of a structure fire at the historic Wendover Air Base,” said a Facebook post from the fire department. “Firefighters responded to a historic military structure ablaze and immediately began fighting the fires. The historical barracks, that was being rented by a private party, was fully engulfed.”

The West Wendover Fire Department and the Wendover Airport Fire Department was called to assist. The barracks was completely destroyed.

No injuries were reported as a result of the blaze.

Wendover police said the origin of the fire is unconfirmed at this time and officials are awaiting the Utah State Fire Marshal response.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.


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