New Wildfire Reported in Carbon County


Photo courtesy of Utah Fire Info

On Tuesday afternoon, Utah Fire Info reported that a wildfire is currently burning in Cold Springs on Bruin Point.  

The blaze is presently near the Roan Cliffs area and has burned an estimated of 25 acres. On Tuesday evening, two additional crews were ordered to assist the four engines and the type three helicopter.

Authorities report that the blaze was ignited by a lightning strike. Utah Fire Info stated that the fire received moderate rain showers on Tuesday afternoon. This, in combination with the rapid response from fire crews, has resulted in minimal new fire growth.

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