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Brighton Estates cabin a "total loss" after fire

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Wasatch Fire
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

A fire at a remote cabin was reported Friday evening in the Brighton Estates neighborhood, in Wasatch County close to the Summit County line.

The unoccupied cabin ended up being "a total loss" as a result of the fire, according to Wasatch Fire District.

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Wasatch County Search & Rescue

Wasatch Fire reported that there was "very limited access," and they required the help of the search and rescue crews. S & R transported the firefighters to the cabin via snowmobiles and UTVs.

The cause of the fire is currently being investigated. No other structures were exposed or threatened, according to Wasatch Fire.

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Wasatch Fire
Brighton Estates cabin fire
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Jennifer Gardner
Smoke could be seen in the area of Brighton Estates.

Parker Malatesta covers Park City for KPCW. Before coming to NPR, he spent one year as a general assignment reporter for TownLift in Park City. He previously was the news editor at The News Record, the student paper at the University of Cincinnati. He loves running, reading, and urban planning.