Crews Respond To New Wildfire In Iron County
Jun 27, 2021, 2:37 PM | Updated: Jul 13, 2023, 4:11 pm
(Utah Fire Info/Twitter)
CEDAR CITY, Utah — Air and ground crews have responded to a new wildfire in Iron County.
The Antelope Fire, located west of Cedar City, has been mapped at 178 acres.
Officials said smoke is “very visible” from Cedar City, but no structures are being threatened.
Antelope Springs Road has been closed while crews fight the blaze.
The fire was human-caused, sparked by a carbon particle from a vehicle exhaust.
The #AntelopeFire has been mapped at 178 acres. The fire was human-caused, it was sparked by a carbon particle from a vehicle exhaust.
Great reminder of how incredibly dry it is in UT right now, the tiniest spark can start a wildfire under our critically dry conditions. #ffslkw
— Utah Fire Info (@UtahWildfire) June 27, 2021