Suspicious fire starts twice overnight in Magna

Posted at 10:12 AM, Oct 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-20 15:09:54-04

MAGNA, Utah — Unified Fire Authority is investigating a suspicious fire that started in Magna early Thursday morning.

Fire officials responded to a call of a grass fire located at 9200 W. 3200 S. at about 3:00 a.m.

A pile of wood that an individual had been cutting was stored at a foundation of an old home when it started fire.

Firefighters arrived to the scene and were able to put out the 30-40 foot flames.

UFA received another call a few hours later that there was another fire at the same location.

Investigators said they believe someone is starting the fire.

The area is known for transients as well as a popular hang out spot for teenagers.

UFA is investigating.

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