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Police Offer $5,000 Reward In South Salt Lake Apartment Fire Investigation

Apr 20, 2020, 7:52 PM
Crews respond to an apartment fire in South Salt Lake on April 16, 2020....
Crews respond to an apartment fire in South Salt Lake on April 16, 2020.

SOUTH SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Police have offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for starting a fire at a South Salt Lake apartment complex.

Crews responded to the Shenandoah Apartments near 300 East and 3360 South for a three-alarm fire Thursday morning.

Firefighters said 18 vehicles and 24 apartments were destroyed in the blaze, and two infants were hospitalized for smoke inhalation. Damage from the fire was estimated to be over $1 million.

Chief Terry Addison with South Salt Lake Fire Department said investigators believe the fire originated from a vehicle and it appeared to be suspicious.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact the South Salt Lake Police Department at (801) 840-4000, South Salt Lake Fire Department (801) 483-6043 or the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives hotline 1-888-283-3473.

Tips can also be submitted to the ATF here.

The ATF Denver Field Division, South Salt Lake Fire Department and South Salt Lake Police Department were investigating the fire.

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Police Offer $5,000 Reward In South Salt Lake Apartment Fire Investigation