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Fire on west side burns RVs, pallets

By Pat Reavy, KSL | Posted - Aug. 9, 2020 at 9:08 p.m.



SALT LAKE CITY — Fire investigators on Sunday were looking into what started a fire that burned several recreational vehicles in a remote area on the city’s west side.

Fire crews were called to an industrial area near 2945 W. 500 South about 1 a.m. on a report of wood pallets on fire, which spread to several vehicles, according to the Salt Lake City Fire Department. There were also reports of propane tanks exploding in the fire.

As of Sunday, investigators did not have an estimated dollar loss from the damage. It was also unknown how the fire started. Salt Lake City Fire Battalion Chief Ryan Mellor said investigators were looking into reports that there was some type of gathering at the location prior to the fire starting.

One firefighter was treated for minor injuries at the scene and released.

Pat Reavy

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