Blaze Destroys Firefighter's Garage

Blaze Destroys Firefighter's Garage

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(KSL News) The garage of a firefighter's home goes up in flames in Sandy.

Authorities say the firefighter is on vacation, but another firefighter was injured while battling the blaze.

Blaze Destroys Firefighter's Garage

Dispatch received reports of a house fire at 836 E. Dusty Rock Circle just after 1:30 this morning. Crews arrived to find the garage fully engulfed in flames, along with some vehicles.

Chief Don Chase/ Sandy City Fire Dept.: "Two vehicles have been destroyed. Also, the garage is entirely destroyed."

Four agencies responded to the fire and firefighters were able to put out the blaze rather quickly.

Blaze Destroys Firefighter's Garage

The home sustained some minor smoke damage. And one firefighter received minor injuries.

We talked to Sandy Fire earlier this morning and they say they have gotten in touch with the homeowner. He is a Captain with Salt Lake County Fire.

He was on vacation with his family in Bear Lake.

Investigators aren't calling this blaze suspicious, but do say it's under investigation.

Blaze Destroys Firefighter's Garage

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