Field fire started by welder working on parking terrace

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COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS -- Firefighters believe a welder is responsible for starting a fire near 7200 South and 2200 East in Cottonwood Heights Friday afternoon.

Investigators say the welder was working on the railing of a parking terrace when a stray spark started the field on fire.

The flames burned right up to the walls of neighboring homes and yards, but crews were able to keep everything contained.

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