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Sugarhouse Park Fireworks spark five small grass fires

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MEDIA HOTLINE: 801-550-0121

INCIDENT TYPE: One-alarm fire

LOCATION: Sugarhouse Park and I-80

During the July 4th Sugarhouse Fireworks Show, sparks from the fireworks ignited five small grass fires in the area.
Together, the fires …

Two homes catch flame near University of Utah

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INCIDENT TYPE: Residential Fire

LOCATION: 1053 and 1051 Fuller Ave. (between 400 and 500 S)

Just after 8 p.m., Monday, July 3, the Salt Lake City Fire Department responded to a three-alarm fire that …

SLC Fire cautions residents in preparation for July 4th

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Every year the same information goes about fireworks and their dangers, especially in the hot, dry Utah climate. And every year major preventable fires still erupt because of fireworks.
According to Audra Sorensen, Salt Lake City Fire …

SLCFD New Fire Trucks on Display!

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Smith’s Ballpark (77 W. 1300 S., Salt Lake City, UT 84115)

The Salt Lake City Fire Department is excited to announce two brand new trucks being added to our fleet. These two …

3rd Alarm Structure Fire on Milton Ave.

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Structure Fire

417 E. Milton Ave., SLC, UT

At 1945 hrs. on June 18, 2017, the Salt Lake City Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 417 E. Milton Ave. On arrival …