Spring Fire Forces Evacuation Of Boy Scout Camp In Sanpete County
Jun 15, 2021, 5:28 PM | Updated: Jul 13, 2023, 4:21 pm
(Utah Fire Info/Twitter)
SPRING CITY, Utah — Air and ground crews are responding to a new wildfire in North Sanpete County.
State fire officials said the Spring Fire, located east of Spring City, Utah, had burned an estimated five acres and was 50% contained Wednesday morning.
Officials said 500 scouts at Camp Tifie, a Scouts BSA camp located southeast of Mount Pleasant, and one home were evacuated as a precaution, but officials said “air resources have been very effective in knocking down flames.”
State fire officials said the cause is under investigation.
With the quick joint efforts of air & ground resources, fire progression has stopped. Fire officials are optimistic there will be minimum to no growth through tonight on the #SpringFire. Fire cause is under investigation. 📸 credit: Central Area FMO Fred Johnson #kmyffsl pic.twitter.com/tGjdXFfCb3
— Utah Fire Info (@UtahWildfire) June 16, 2021