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Basement daycare in SLC evacuated due to fire

Posted at 1:36 PM, Feb 03, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Fire Department reports a basement daycare with nearly 20 children was evacuated Monday due to a structure fire.

Fire officials responded to 1760 S 1100 E around 1 p.m.

Investigators determined the cause of the smoke was from a faulty furnace, according to a tweet from the fire department. The smoke dissipated once power from the building was cut off.

The building has since been turned over to the owner at of 3 p.m.

Two fire agencies responded to the scene.