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Fire at Crestwood Park evacuates busy summer swimming pool, chars field

Published: Tuesday, June 26 2012 9:50 p.m. MDT

Firemen clean up a field fire that caused an evacuation of a local swimming pool at Crestwood Park and several homes, but was soon contained after buring several acres Tuesday, June 26, 2012, in Cottonwood Heights, Utah.

Tom Smart, Deseret News

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS — A fire at Crestwood Park resulted in the evacuation of a swimming pool Tuesday.

Fire officials received several calls after 2 p.m. of a fire at 1700 E. 7500 South that burned more than five acres of fields, according to Unified Fire Authority Captain Lee Ascarte.

Ascarte said the fire did not cause any damage, other than charred fields, and was fully contained 30 minutes after firefighters responded.

The cause of the fire has not been determined, as officials are still investigating the fire.

Julian Reyes, Twitter: @_JulianReyes_

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