Video: Firefighter, police officer injured battling Hobble Creek Canyon house fire

HOBBLE CREEK CANYON, Utah County, Utah, Feb. 21, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — Two first responders were injured fighting a house fire on Hobble Creek Haven Road in an unincorporated part of Utah County early Friday morning.

According to radio dispatches from the scene, a firefighter and police officer were hurt after the roof of an attached garage collapsed.

The firefighter was momentarily trapped when his legs became pinned by debris. A police officer who rushed into the garage to free him suffered smoke inhalation.

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Two medical helicopters were called to the scene out of an abundance of caution.

Hobble Creek Canyon Fire. Photo: Utah County Sheriff’s Office

There were no other reports of injuries.

The blaze at 1526 Hobble Creek Haven Road was first reported about 4:04 a.m.

The cause of the fire is under investigation

Gephardt Daily will update the story as more information becomes available. See photos and two more videos below:


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