ATTENTION: News Desk / Assignment Editors
MEDIA HOTLINE: 801-550-0121
INCIDENT TYPE: Residential Fire
LOCATION: 1334 E. Zenith Ave. (2910 South)
At 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 12, Salt Lake City Fire Department responded to a fire in the back (south side) unit of a duplex with the address 1334 E. Zenith Ave.
Two adults and two young children were safely evacuated from the unit before flames billowed out of the east side of the residence.
Salt Lake City Fire crews were able to extinguish the blaze and keep it from spreading to the front. Total damages are estimated to be approximately $150,000.
The front part of the duplex, which suffered little fire damage, was vacant at the time of the fire. It is being rented to several college-aged students.
American Red Cross is providing aid and temporary housing for those displaced.
CAUSE: Under Investigation
FIREFIGHTERS RESPONDED: 28
NUMBER OF ALARMS: Two
RESPONSE TIME: 15 minutes
MUTUAL AID: American Red Cross
DAMAGE: One unit of a duplex
DOLLAR LOSS: $150,000