Salt Lake City crews battle fire near Jordan River, 1700 South closed both directions

Salt Lake City Fire crews responded to 1700 S. 1100 West, where a vacant building was reported burning Sunday evening, Aug. 4, 2019. Photo courtesy of Justin Fordham

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 4, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Salt Lake City fire fighters were dispatched Sunday night to 1700 South and 1100 West, where they are battling a blaze in a vacant building.

The SLCFD tweeted shortly after 6:30 p.m. that crews were fighting the fire in a defensive mode, and traffic along 1700 South is blocked in both directions.

At about 7:10 p.m., the fire department posted another tweet, saying the fire is under control.

Gephardt Daily with update this developing story as more information becomes available.


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