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Park City home catches fire

Published March 21, 2014 12:48 pm

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A fire broke out Friday morning in a house that was being constructed in Park City, closing a road and causing extensive damage to the structure.

The fire broke out about 11:40 a.m. in a house near Deer Valley Drive and Sunnyside Drive.

Crews contained the fire, and it did not spread to other buildings, said Park City spokeswoman Phyllis Robinson.

Deputy Fire Marshall Kurt Simister said three workers on the construction site accidentally started the blaze when they tried to burn scrap materials in a fireplace. The men managed to escape the building without injury, and the fire did not harm anyone else.

ealberty@sltrib.com