WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) A body was found inside a burning West Valley City home Wednesday afternoon.
West Valley City Fire Department responded to the house in the area of 3300 West 4400 South after a residential alarm and multiple calls from neighbors.
Fire crews arrived to find the garage filled with smoke. Crews found the body of an adult male about 10 feet inside the door in the burning home. Investigators are on scene.
West Valley City Battalion Chief Fitzgerald says the discovery of a body “changes everything.” Firefighters must be careful to preserve evidence while also fighting fire.
The man has not been identified.
We’ll have more information as it becomes available.