Fireworks suspected in 2 mobile home fires

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WEST VALLEY CITY -- Fireworks may have caused fires at two separate West Valley mobile homes early Saturday morning.

Fire officials say a car caught fire around 12:15 a.m. near 7000 West and 2600 South. Witnesses said they saw a firework under the car when the blaze started.

The fire quickly spread to a house and then moved on to a nearby home. Total damage was estimated to be between $60,000 and $100,000.

Fireworks suspected in 2 mobile home fires

A second fire started a short time later at a model mobile home on the 7100 block of Apaloosa Drive. Fire crews found a firework inside a plastic box with some fliers. That fire caused about $1,000 in damage to the base of the structure.

Fire investigators are calling both fires suspicious. No one was hurt in either fire.

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