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Two Fires in as Many Days Displace Apartment Residents in Salt Lake and Roy

A PAIR OF SALT LAKE APARTMENT RESIDENTS -- WHO LIVE IN A BUILDING NEAR SOUTH TEMPLE, ON THIRD EAST -- WERE LOOKING FOR PLACES TO STAY, AFTER FIRE SEVERELY DAMAGED THEIR HOMES, EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

JASEN ASAY, WITH CITY FIRE, SAYS SOME OTHER APARTMENTS SUFFERED SMOKE AND WATER DAMAGE... BUT THOSE RESIDENTS WERE EXPECTED TO BE ALLOWED BACK IN, BEFORE THE END OF THE DAY.

THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE IS STILL BEING INVESTIGATED. OFFICIALS SAY IT APPEARS TO HAVE STARTED IN THE CEILING.

THIS WAS THE SECOND MAJOR APARTMENT FIRE -- ALONG THE WASATCH FRONT -- IN AS MANY DAYS.

FLAMES DESTROYED SIX APARTMENTS -- IN A ROY BUILDING -- WEDNESDAY.

 

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