SLCFD knocks down abandoned house fire on West Temple

W. Temple Fire
Photo: Salt Lake City firefighters on the scene of an abandoned house fire on West Temple St. early Tuesday morning. Photo: SLCFD

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 30, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Salt Lake City firefighters made short work of an abandoned house early Tuesday morning.

The fire in the basement of a boarded home 1280 West Temple St. was first reported about 1:30 a.m. by a Salt Lake City police officer who spotted heavy smoke coming from the structure.

SLCFD’s Rapid Intervention Crew (RIC) knocked down the basement blaze after a quick search for possible victims.

There were no reported injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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