Monday, August 31, 2009

What Has Seven Arms And Sucks?



Dateline: SALT LAKE CITY

Man kicked out of concert starts nearby field on fire

In a display of pyrotechnics likely not in the concert plan, a 28-year-old Logan man was arrested after police said he started a field fire outside the Usana Amphitheater during the Def Leppard show Tuesday.

The man had been kicked out of the concert venue at 5150 S. 6055 West because he was intoxicated and spilling beer on patrons, said West Valley City police Sgt. Tom McLachlan. He sneaked back in but was caught and put in a taxi to go home. But he came back a second time.

Instead of trying to re-enter the show, however, he went to a field just west of the amphitheater and started a fire, McLachlan said. The fire truck could not immediately reach the flames because the concertgoers were leaving the show, according to a jail booking statement. The fire burned a 30-by 50-foot patch before it was extinguished.

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Surprisingly good comments from SLC Trib readers.

2 comments:

Biche said...

1) West Valley City could use more remodeling than that 30'x50' patch...trust me.

b)How did Def Leppard play SLC and I didn't know? I'm one of the few people not from Logan, UT who openly likes some LeopardRock.

iii) "The fire truck could not immediately reach the flames because the concertgoers were leaving the show, according to a jail booking statement."

Actually, it's because people here don't EVER pull over for emergency vehicles...unless it's the made-up holiday commemorating the arrival of the Mo's (Pioneer Day), and the emergency vehicle is a giant paper mache of Brigham Young and his 47 wives.

Mark said...

btw, does the Pyromania cover presage 9/11 and reveal the true source of the "attacks"?

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