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Unified Fire extinguishes house fire in Kearns

Posted at 4:04 PM, Feb 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-26 20:52:18-05

KEARNS, Utah – The Unified Fire Authority (UFA) confirmed that it had extinguished a fire at a home in Kearns Monday.

According to a tweet made by UFA, the fire occurred at a single-family residence near 4500 W and 5300 S.

According to Matt MacFarland with UFA, two people were displaced as a result of the incident.

MacFarland said that a fire in the fireplace of the home caused the chimney flue to burn, causing a lot of smoke. The family’s furnace had broken down, and they were reportedly using the fireplace to stay warm.