Firefighter impersonator arrested at massive blaze

By Jason Nguyen

Published 02/09 2014 10:47PM

Updated 02/09 2014 10:58PM

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 UTAH) - Salt Lake City Police arrested one man for impersonating a firefighter while on the scene of a massive fire at a downtown construction site.

As firefighters battled the blaze at 540 E. 500 South, one man wanted a closer look.

Police say he was inside the fire and police lines while fire fighters worked to put out the fire. Firefighters realized the man was not with them and had him arrested.

Police have detained and are interviewing the man on why he was there.

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