Fire Destroys Sandy House

Fire Destroys Sandy House

Save Story

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

(KSL News) -- Fire destroyed a house and everything inside it, this morning in Sandy.

A woman smelled smoke in her basement and discovered flames in the laundry room. She got out of the house with her nine-year old son.

Fire Destroys Sandy House

Fire crews arrived to find the place engulfed in flame, and a second alarm brought more than 35 firefighters.

Capt. Fitzgerald Petersen, Salt Lake County Fire Dept.: "It was quickly apparent that the fire had gone form the basement to other levels of the structure. So we had fire on all three levels."

Matthew White, Homeowner's Brother: "What matters most is that the kids are safe, so we'll be okay."

Fire Destroys Sandy House

The house is a total loss and the family lost all its possessions in the fire.

Investigators think the fire started in a utility room.

Most recent Utah stories

Related topics



Get informative articles and interesting stories delivered to your inbox weekly. Subscribe to the Trending 5.
By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

KSL Weather Forecast