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Crews respond to two-alarm structure fire in Murray

Posted at 4:22 PM, Mar 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-19 23:41:12-04

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MURRAY, Utah - Dispatch confirmed that crews were responding to a two-alarm structure fire in Murray near 5500 S and 300 W.

According to Mike Dykman, Assistant Chief with Murray City Fire, calls about a fire came into dispatch around 3:50 p.m. Monday.

The incident occurred at a building that housed storage units, Dykman said. About 20 units were affected.

According to Dykman, one civilian who was working near the business was taken to the hospital after suffering minor smoke inhalation.

The fire is still under investigation.

Dykman told Fox 13 that a couple individuals left the storage units right before the fire started. Fire investigators expressed interest in speaking with them.

Traffic was closed on 300 West from 5300 South to 5900 South in Murray due to the incident.

Multiple units from Murray Fire, Unified Fire Authority, South Salt Lake Fire, Murray Power and the Murray Police Department responded to the fire.