SLC structure fire results in $10K in damages

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SALT LAKE CITY – Evidence of “transient activity” was found at a structure fire in Salt Lake City early Saturday morning.

Initially described as a shed, officials report the structure destroyed was the shell of an old house, according to tweets from Salt Lake City fire.

Salt Lake City firefighters were called out to 228 S. 1500 West at about 5:45 a.m. When crews arrived, they found the building on fire, which they put out in 15 minutes, according to tweets from the fire department.

The structure is a total loss with an estimated $10,000 in damage. The cause of the fire is undetermined but there was evidence of “transient activity inside the structure,” according to a tweet from the fire department.

The fire didn’t affect any other nearby structures. With no witnesses, the fire department has closed the case unless new information is provided to investigators.