Two-Alarm Fire Injures One Man

Two-Alarm Fire Injures One Man

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(KSL TV) A Salt Lake City man is in the hospital after a two alarm fire on the city's west side.

Fire officials say the man was doing welding work on a car parked inside a garage last night at 1700 S. 740 West, when a spark from the torch hit some flammable material.

The fire quickly spread to the second story of the building. When fire crews arrived they were able to knock down the flames quickly, but not before one half of the building was completely gutted.

The man involved in the blaze was taken to the hospital with first and second degree burns on his arms and chest. He was also treated for smoke inhalation.

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