Homeowner escapes Cottonwood Heights house fire, thanks to a neighbor’s forced entry

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COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah (ABC4 News) – Fire crews responded to a house fire on Monday afternoon.

The fire happened at 7345 Winesap Circle in Cottonwood Heights.

Details are limited as to what caused the fire and the condition of the home, officials have confirmed that the homeowner did make it out thanks to a neighbor that forced their way into the home and got the owner out of the basement to safety and crews were able to put the fire out.

The garage is a total loss, and firefighters said two dogs died.

There are no other injuries.

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