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Crews Respond To 2-Alarm Fire At Millcreek Apartment Complex

Aug 26, 2019, 6:21 PM | Updated: 10:16 pm
(Courtesy Richard Bell)...
(Courtesy Richard Bell)
(Courtesy Richard Bell)

MILLCREEK, Utah – Unified Fire crews responded to a 2-alarm fire at Driftwood Park Apartments near 3900 South and 700 West.

UFA officials confirmed the fire before 6 p.m. Monday evening and said heavy smoke and flames were visible in at least one apartment.

Around 100 people were displaced while firefighters battle the flames and six units were destroyed, according to UFA officials.

Displaced residents may not be able to return to their units until Tuesday.

One resident’s mother said her daughter’s three birds, two rabbits and pet rat were unaccounted for.

No firefighters or residents were injured.

Eyewitness video from Richard Bell sent to KSL shows flames coming from one of the units at the Millcreek complex.

UFA public information officer Keith Garner said crews worked to prevent the flames from spreading to other units and the cause of the fire was under investigation.
Garner also said they’ve been getting fires called in everyday and red flag warnings are still in effect through Monday night.
Damage to the apartments was estimated at $500,000.

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Crews Respond To 2-Alarm Fire At Millcreek Apartment Complex