Fire causes $50K damages to Millcreek home

Posted at 6:07 PM, Oct 13, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-14 22:29:10-04

SALT LAKE CITY – Firefighters quickly put out a garage fire in Millcreek, but not before it did a lot of damage to the home.

The fire sparked at around 5:30 p.m. Friday. Firefighters say damage appeared minimal until they took a look inside.

“There is significant damage inside, mainly in the laundry room that comes off the garage and then also in a living room, so a little more damage than originally thought from the outside by walking inside,” said Capt. Cliff Burningham, Unified Fire Authority.

Damage to the home is estimated at $50,000.

People in the home were able to get out safely and were able to get out safely and helped with a place to stay for the night.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.