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Individual burned in the face during house fire in Draper

Posted at 2:51 PM, Oct 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-24 18:32:12-04

DRAPER, Utah – Draper fire dispatch confirmed Tuesday afternoon that authorities were responding to a house fire on 14055 South and 945 East.

The incident occurred in a small box truck in front of a home that was under construction, according to Draper Fire Department Chief Clint Smith.

Construction crews were using sealer spray on the foundation of the house.

According to Smith, a spark in the back of a box truck caused construction materials and machinery to catch on fire.

One employee suffered minor burns after trying to extinguish the flames. The worker refused medical treatment on scene.

According to dispatch, the Unified Fire Authority and Draper Fire assisted during the incident.