3 firefighters injured battling grass fire in Salt Lake City
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say three firefighters have been injured after a fast-moving grass fire burned nearly 100 acres near Salt Lake City’s Ensign Peak.
City fire officials say they had to evacuate 40 houses as a precaution Tuesday before the fire was knocked down.
They say two firefighters were hospitalized with heat exhaustion and smoke inhalation and another suffered a leg injury.
Authorities say two residents also were hospitalized with smoke inhalation.
Up to 60 firefighters responded to the fire. Its cause isn’t immediately known.
Information from: The Salt Lake Tribune, http://www.sltrib.com