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Investigators have determined a broken pipe inside a furnace was to blame for a blaze at the Foreland Refinery in Woods Cross Tuesday afternoon.

The South Davis Metro Fire Department confirmed Wednesday that the 12:30 p.m. fire caused damages of about $100,000 to the installation. Crews also are tallying up losses from damages to a dozen sets of turnout gear, and about 800 feet of fire hose, SDMFD officials said.

No injuries were reported to employees or firefighters in the blaze, which billowed dark smoke from an asphalt tank on the refinery grounds, at 1582 W. 2600 South.

It took crews about 90 minutes to douse the flames.

No evacuations were ordered, though area residents were cautioned to remain inside their homes with windows closed during the incident.

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