Fire nearly destroys Layton home

Fire nearly destroys Layton home

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(KSL News) Fire forced a Layton family out of their home this afternoon.

Firefighters say the fire began in a shop attached to the rear of the house. The flames then quickly spread into the attic of the house itself.

Fire nearly destroys Layton home

The couple inside smelled the smoke and ran out the front door with their 8-year-old granddaughter. Nobody was injured.

Firefighters estimate the damage to be nearly $70,000. The investigation is still underway, but they believe an indoor heater used in the shop may have started it.

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