Fire Near Saratoga Springs Burns More Than 60 Acres
SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah – A wildfire that started the afternoon of Independence Day has already burned between 50 and 100 acres in Utah County.
Crews were able to contain the fire within a few hours.
Utah County Fire Battalion Chief Jamie Nelson said the blaze was human-caused, but further details were not immediately available. Officials were working to determine the exact cause.
Authorities were calling it the Clay Pit Fire. It started at approximately 12:15 p.m. Thursday, and multiple agencies and helicopters responded to the scene.
The fire was on SITLA property south of the city, according to the Saratoga Springs Twitter account.
No homes were threatened.
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