Update: ATF assisting in investigation of fatal house fire in Salt Lake City

  • Source: KJZZ-TV 14 Salt Lake City
  • Published: 01/10/2020 10:19 PM

VIDEO: Federal authorities are assisting investigators at the scene of a fatal house fire in Salt Lake City. An investigator with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) was seen inside the home in a protective mask Friday night, 14 hours after fire crews were called to the area of 700 East Logan Ave. Salt Lake City Police, Salt Lake City Fire, and a mobile command unit also remained at the scene. According to fire officials, neighbors reported hearing screaming and saw flames coming from the house before 7 a.m. Friday morning. Firefighters found the body of an elderly man inside the home once flames were extinguished. A fire department spokesperson told 2News Friday night that the investigation remains active and there were no new updates to release at this time. The victim’s identity has not been released.


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