2-alarm fire at LDS Conference Center | FOX13Now.com â€“ Salt Lake City, Utah News & Weather from KSTU Television FOX 13
SALT LAKE CITY — Thousands of gallons of water damaged the LDS Church’s Conference Center at Temple Square after a fire was reported in a mechanical room above the pulpit.
The incident was declared a 2-alarm fire because of the location near Temple Square and the 40 firefighters summoned to the scene, said Salt Lake City Fire spokesman Jasen Asay.
The fire was first reported about 8:15 p.m. Monday in a room above the pulpit. On Tuesday morning, Salt Lake City Fire said it appeared the fire started at a bank of backup batteries in a mechanical room.