RIVERTON, Utah — A Riverton family was able to escape their home without injury after the garage became engulfed in flames thanks to local fire crews.
Unified Fire Authority responded to the 2-alarm fire near 1800 West and Bamberger Drive around 11 p.m. Thursday. South Jordan, Draper and Bluffdale fire departments also assisted.
A car in the garage was torched after its gas tank caught fire.
Crews were able to knock down the fire and keep it from spreading to nearby homes.
UFA crews responded to a 2-alarm structure fire in @RivertonUtahGov last night. The family was able to escape without injury. Cause is under investigation. Thanks to South Jordan, Draper and Bluffdale Fire Departments for the assistance. pic.twitter.com/L2gB0snrG7
— Unified Fire (@FireAuthority) May 21, 2021
Investigators are trying to determine how and where in the home the fire started.