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Fire displaces Millcreek residents

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Posted at 11:32 AM, May 02, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-02 17:14:43-04

MILLCREEK, Utah — A fire at a Millcreek apartment complex forced evacuations Thursday morning.

The fire was first reported at the Country Lake apartment complex, 355 E Wood Bridge Dr. (4050 S), at 10:42. Firefighters from the Unified Fire Department responded within four minutes.

When they arrived, they found heavy smoke and flames coming from a second floor balcony of the three story building. The fire was extinguished within six minutes.

Two apartments sustained smoke damage and a third was a total loss.

Apartment managers worked with the people affected to find temporary housing for them.