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Grass fire burns west of SLC Int’l Airport

Posted at 3:10 PM, Aug 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-15 23:26:32-04

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Fire said a grass fire west of the Salt Lake City International Airport has been contained.

Smoke from the flames was visible from the airport and I-80 and SLC Fire said the blaze is near 2100 North and 3600 West.

No cause or size estimate was given and crews had to work on gaining access to the area; SLC Fire Division Chief Ryan Mellor said it was on an island in a swampy area and they had to go around the airport to reach the area.

No structures were in the area.