Duck Hits Power Line, Causes Fire

Duck Hits Power Line, Causes Fire

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(Salt Lake City-AP) -- Salt Lake City firefighters say it was a duck that caused a fire in the Sugar House neighborhood over the weekend.

The duck died when it flew into a power line. The collision caused a power surge that ignited a swimming pool chlorine pump.

They had to evacuate the 24-hour fitness center to deal with the fire Saturday. A hazardous materials crew determined that only a harmless amount of chlorine had spilled.

(Copyright 2003 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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