1 killed in house fire in Salt Lake City

One person was killed in a house fire in Salt Lake City on Thursday. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

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SALT LAKE CITY — One person was killed in a house fire on Thursday, according to the Salt Lake City Fire Department.

Fire department spokesman Chad Jepperson said the fire started just before 3 pm at 323 E. Williams Ave. When firefighters arrived, they noticed a moderate amount of smoke coming from the residence.

Jepperson said firefighters were able to put out the fire, but said one person was killed. He was not sure if the person was found dead inside the residence or if they died after being removed from the house.

Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the fire, and it wasn’t clear how many people lived in the house.

More information was not immediately available.

This story may be updated.


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