Home destroyed after WVC fire

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Courtesy Ammon Fox

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — A modular home was completely destroyed after a water heater sparked a fire Thursday morning.

West Valley City firefighters responded to the fire around 2 a.m. at 3309 South Eastcrest Road.

Crews were able to contain and extinguish the fire within 20 minutes. Investigators said the fire was caused from a water heater that was left on after the water to the unit was turned off. They said the home is a complete loss.

Officers said the home was for sale and unoccupied. No other homes were affected, and no injuries were reported.

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