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SLC Fire extinguishes grass fire started by passing train

Posted at 9:39 PM, Jul 10, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Fire crews put out a grass fire near 3700 West and 800 South that, according to SLCFD, was started by a passing train.

The fire started burning around 8:30 p.m. and didn’t threaten any structures.

It burned about a quarter of an acre and was extinguished in less than 15 minutes.