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House Fire May Be Arson

House Fire May Be Arson

Posted - Aug. 11, 2004 at 7:22 a.m.



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(KSL News) South Salt Lake officials say a house fire may be the work of an arsonist.

Firefighters arrived on scene just after 2:30 this morning to find an abandoned home at 3390 S Riviera Dr. completely engulfed in flames.

House Fire May Be Arson

They aren't sure how the fire started, but are calling it suspicious.

Investigators say they are now looking for suspects and have a message for them.

Chief Steve Foote/ South Salt Lake Fire Dept.: "We're not amused anymore. These fires have gotten way out of hand, and are taxing our resources, and putting people at risk."

Authorities say a similar blaze was started at another abandoned home in the same area early Saturday morning.

Both houses were already set for demolition.

House Fire May Be Arson

No word yet if these cases are connected.

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