|Attention||News Desk / Assignment Editors|
|Incident Type||Commercial Fire at a vacant building, formerly housing the business|
|Date / Time||about 1 a.m., Tuesday, March 14, 2017|
|Location||2100 S. 300 West|
|At around 1 a.m. on Tuesday, March 14, the Salt Lake City Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 2100 S. and 300 West. The building previously hosted a dance club, but it has been unoccupied for several years.
According to Salt Lake City Fire Department investigators, the fire appears to have been caused by one or more individuals. However, it’s unclear as to whether or not the fire was started intentionally. Investigators have been unable to locate those who may have been onsite at the time the flame started.
This is the second, two-alarm fire that has erupted at this location within the past five years. No one was hurt in either blaze.
Questions can be directed to the Salt Lake City Fire Department’s Public Information Officer Audra Sorensen by calling the department media hotline at (801) 550-0121.
|Cause||Under Investigation, caused by an individual or individuals. It is unknown as to whether it was unintentional or intentional.|
|Number of Alarms||Two|
|Response Time||Crews arrived in less than five minutes.|
|Damage||Estimated to be about $50,000|