The ‘Bettridge Fire’ burns near Wendover
Jul 27, 2023, 5:21 PM | Updated: Aug 1, 2023, 10:01 am
(Utah Fire Info)
UPDATE: Utah Fire Info reported the fire remains at 613 acres and is now at 40% containment as of Tuesday.
#BettridgeFire is 613 acres and remains 10% contained. Fire behavior this afternoon has moderated, with isolated group torching & short range spotting. Crews continue to utilize air resources to improve fire line. The Northern UT Type 3 IMT will take command tomorrow July 30th. pic.twitter.com/qD7BVnWtkR
— Utah Fire Info (@UtahWildfire) July 29, 2023
TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — A wildfire has started a few miles north of Wendover, Utah, Thursday afternoon.
Utah Fire Info reported the Bettridge Fire is on the east slope of the Pilot Mountain Range. The fire is about 100 acres.
Fire officials said six fire engines, four single air tankers, three large air tankers, and a helicopter responded to the fire.
The cause is unknown. No structures are threatened and no evacuations have been called.