- Associated Press - Monday, May 30, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Authorities say a barbecue sparked a fire that gutted a Sandy home over Memorial Day weekend.

The Sandy Fire Department says a propone grill sparked the blaze Sunday afternoon. It quickly spread from the siding of the house inside. The home was engulfed when firefighters arrived.

The family escaped without injury but two cats were killed in the fire.

Damage is estimated at $300,000.

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