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Shed behind childcare center catches fire

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Posted at 9:02 PM, May 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-09 08:32:55-04

SALT LAKE CITY — A fire broke out in a shed behind the James R. Russel Center, a childcare center, on Monday evening.

Fire crews responded to a fully engulfed shed on 1240 North American Beauty Drive just before 7:30 p.m.

The fire was threatening structures nearby, but crews were able to get the fire under control in ten minutes, officials said.

According to Battalion Chief Brady George of Salt Lake City Fire Department, no one was inside the shed during the fire.

The shed is a total loss and the cause of the fire is still under investigation, officials said.