A July 12 sentencing was set after the attorney for Barton's Builders Mart, owned by a state senator, entered guilty pleas in 5th Circuit Court to fire code violations.

Barton's Builders Mart was charged with 17 violations of the Uniform Fire Code after a Dec. 28 inspection of the business, owned by Sen. William T. Barton, R-Salt Lake.West Valley Fire Marshal John Blundell cited the business for violations that included improper uses of extension cords, improper wiring, the lack of fire extinguishers in a shop area, the absence of no-smoking signs in the lumber yard and shop area, and failing to remove sawdust daily from the shop, according to court records.

Judge Tyrone Medley dismissed all but five of the counts and ordered a presentence report from Adult Probation and Parole. Barton's attorney entered the guilty pleas to those five counts Tuesday during a pretrial conference.