Crews battling 2-alarm fire in Magna junkyard

Crews are battling a structure fire in Magna Wednesday afternoon. Photo Courtesy: Salt Lake City Fire

MAGNA, Utah, June 12, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Crews are battling a two-alarm structure fire in a Magna junkyard Wednesday afternoon.

The incident is in the area of 1980 S. 7200 West, the Salt Lake City Fire Department said in a tweet at 12:15 p.m. SLC Fire tweeted photos that appear to indicate it may be a trailer that is on fire.

No other details were immediately available and it’s not clear if there are any injuries as a result of the fire.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

Roads are closed in the area while crews battle the fire.

Officials said there was a training exercise going on in the area which prompted a multi-jurisdictional response from SLC Fire, Unified Fire Authority and West Valley City Fire Department.

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

Crews are battling a structure fire in Magna Wednesday afternoon. Photo Courtesy: Salt Lake City Fire

 

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