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2 firefighters, 1 police officer injured battling large house fire near Springville

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A firefighter was injured battling a massive fire that destroyed a home in Springville early Friday morning. (Photo: KUTV)

A firefighter was injured battling a massive fire that destroyed a home in Hobble Creek Canyon early Friday morning.

Multiple agencies responded to the heavy flames at 1526 S. Hobble Creek Haven Road just before 4 a.m.

Officials say the blaze started in the attic and spread to the rest of the home.

All members of the family who live at the home were safely evacuated, neighbors told 2News.

"A pipe in the house that broke caused them to wake up," Springville Fire Chief Henry "Hank" Clinton said. "They checked and they found there was fire in the house."

Clinton says there was delayed response "because they're up so far out of the city."

Crews tried to pull the ceiling down to attack the fire, but the garage roof collapsed and trapped crews inside.

A firefighter was flown to the hospital for a possible broken leg. Another firefighter and a police officer were also injured and taken to the hospital. Other first responders were treated for smoke inhalation, but are doing OK, according to fire officials. None of the injuries are life-threatening.

Low temperatures--approximately 20 degrees Fahrenheit--are causing the water crews are using to freeze, creating dangerous working conditions.

Clinton says crews are monitoring the fire until it's fully extinguished, and aren't worried it'll spread to the mountain because of snow on the ground.

Investigators have not determined the cause.

It is unknown if the home had smoke detectors.

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