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Officials pinpoint cause of fire at Utah County home

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(KSL News) Fire officials think they know what caused a fire that nearly burned a home to the ground in Utah County.

It happened Friday night near 300 West and 5100 South in Lake Shore.

Officials pinpoint cause of fire at Utah County home

They say vapors from a can of oil used to stain wood wafted toward a propane heater and ignited. Large flames soon engulfed the home, causing about $300,000 in damage.

It took firefighters four hours to douse the blaze. The man who owned the home was remodeling it to sell.

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