Firefighters pull man from Kearns house fire

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KEARNS, Utah (News4Utah) – One person was taken to the hospital Tuesday evening after he was pulled from a house fire in Kearns.

Unified Fire Authority dispatch received several calls reporting a house fire in the area of 5900 South 4000 West around 5 p.m.

When firefighters arrived, the initial crew began fighting the blaze. A second group of firefighters conducted what crews call a “rapid search” to clear the building of any people.

Hear information from fire officials on scene

Eric Holmes, Unified Fire Authority public information officer, said a male victim was rescued from a room on the main floor. It was not a room where the fire originated. The patient was treated by paramedics on scene and then taken to a local hospital.

Officials say the cause of the fire is under investigation. This is a developing story. More details will be posted as they become available.

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