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Fire forces evacuation of condos near BYU campus

Posted at 8:23 AM, Nov 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-28 13:27:39-05

PROVO, Utah — Residents of a Provo condominium complex had to evacuate Thursday morning due to a fire.

The fire happened at 2244 North Canyon Rd., close to the Brigham Young University campus.

The condo complex has a mixture of residents including some students.

The evacuees went to a Latter-day Saint meetinghouse for shelter, and some local restaurants have offered food for the displaced residents.

A Provo Fire Department spokesman said there was significant damage to the building.

Officers with the BYU, Orem and Provo police departments assisted with the evacuation. Two officers suffered minor injuries during the evacuation.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Watch for updates.