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Fire starts on I-215, threatens neighborhood in Cottonwood Heights

Outbuildings and trailers reported burned in blaze, homes protected

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Fire crews work on a grass fire that burned outbuildings and a few trailers near I-1215 and 2500 East in Cottonwood Heights on Sunday, July 26, 2020.

Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

Fire crews work on a grass fire that started on the highway and threatened a neighborhood near I-1215 and 2500 East in Cottonwood Heights on Sunday. Though the fire burned some trailers and outbuildings, firefighters were able to protect homes in the area, said Unified fire spokesman Matthew McFarland. The fire shut down the freeway in the area while crews worked to contain it. No injuries were reported.

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A man looks over the fence as fire crews work on a grass fire that burned outbuildings and trailers near I-1215 and 2500 East in Cottonwood Heights on Sunday, July 26, 2020.

Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News