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One injured in fire at SLC building with murals



SALT LAKE CITY — A fire broke out inside a vacant building in Salt Lake City Sunday night.

The building, located on the corner of 300 West and 800 South, houses murals of people killed by police on its walls. It is owned by the city and is currently unoccupied.

SLC Fire Department crews saw lots of heavy, black smoke when they arrived, Battalion Chief Karl Steadman said.

Firefighters had to cut into the building through a garage door so they could extinguish the fire quickly and clear out the smoke.

One person was injured and taken to a hospital burn unit. Their condition is not currently known.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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