FIRE WATCH: Crews Making Progress On Multiple Wildfires Burning In Utah
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Despite all the rain and cooler temperatures, there are still wildfires burning throughout the state.
The good news is firefighters are making progress.
Meadow Creek Fire
The lightning-caused Meadow Creek Fire burning just south of Fillmore is now 45% contained. It has burned approximately 4,000 acres.
More than 200 firefighters are working on the incident. A Type 2 Team took over command, which dedicates more resources to the wildfire.
The Neck Fire, also caused by lightning, is burning 15 miles north of Cedar City. It is now 67% contained.
The wildfire has burned more than 19,000 acres. No structures have been damaged and none are currently at risk.