Salt Lake City firefighters are crediting three boys for helping keep a small fire from getting out of control before crews arrived to douse it.
Fire Department Capt. Reed Stringham said firefighters were dispatched to the blaze near 900 East and Wilson Avenue (1780 South) at 3:34 p.m. Tuesday. They found James Higgins, 12, Dallen Unruh, 13, and Michael Unruh, 15, spraying water on two burning garbage cans.
The fire had also begun burning a corner of the home there as well as the home's deck. The boys first noticed the fire and quickly took action until the homeowner also assisted in fighting the flames.