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Fire causes minor damage to balcony at apartment in Clearfield

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Posted at 5:20 PM, Jul 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-25 19:20:21-04

CLEARFIELD, Utah — A second-story balcony apartment in Clearfield sustained fire damage from a reported cigarette Saturday afternoon, according to fire officials.

At about 2:30 p.m., Clearfield Fire Department responded to an apartment building at 1080 S. 1500 East.

Todd Gilbert/FOX 13 News

Todd Gilbert/FOX 13 News

When they arrived a balcony on the second story was on fire. Firefighters were able to quickly put out the flames, according to Mont Andersen, spokesman for Clearfield fire.

Andersen said a cigarette or a spark got caught between concrete flooring and two wooden beams setting the wood facing on fire. The fire caused about $1,000 in damage.

No injuries were reported.