UPDATE: Person killed in Bountiful house fire identified

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(UPDATE: MONDAY, 3:38, 5/17/21)

BOUNTIFUL, Utah (ABC4) – Police have released the identity of the person killed in Bountiful house fire on Friday.

Police have identified the person as 61-year-old Scott E. Moore.

According to the Bountiful Police Department, Moore was found inside the home after the home caught fire around 11:51 a.m.

A firefighter also suffered burns while responding to the fire and was transported to a local hospital.

An investigation into the fire is ongoing.

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BOUNTIFUL CITY, Utah (ABC4) – An individual has died after flames took over a Bountiful home, Friday.

According to the Bountiful Police Department and rescue agencies on scene, a deceased person was discovered in the basement of the home that caught fire around 11:51 a.m.

A firefighter also suffered burns while responding to the fire and was transported to a local hospital. He is expected to be released today, according to the Bountiful Police Department.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

ABC4 will update as the story develops.

ORIGINAL STORY: Crews on scene of ‘major incident’ near Bountiful
FRIDAY 05/14/21 11:51 a.m.

BOUNTIFUL CITY, Utah (ABC4) – Authorities in Bountiful are asking for the community to avoid “a major incident” on Friday.

Bountiful Police say they are working with South Davis Metro Fire on a house fire at the east end of 1800 South.

“Please do not drive through the area to try and get a look,” Bountiful Police say. “You won’t get close enough to see anything and you’ll just be in the way. Please allow room for resource to move in and out of the area.”

In photos shared by Bountiful Police, seen above, smoke can be seen rising from behind a tree line near Mapple Hoolow Way.

Numerous emergency units can be seen on scene.

ABC4 is working to gather additional information.

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