Crews Respond To New Wildfire In Grand County
GRAND COUNTY, Utah — Crews have responded to a new wildfire north of I-70 in Grand County.
The Turner Park Fire was estimated at 19 acres around 10 a.m. Sunday.
When the fire broke out Friday afternoon, officials said it was “burning in very remote and inaccessible terrain” and that smoke could be seen from I-70.
On Sunday, smoke jumpers and helitack crew members continued to secure the perimeter, with the help of air support.
No evacuation orders have been made.
Officials said the fire was caused by lightning.
The lightning-caused #TurnerParkFire is 19 acres. Forward progression was stopped last night, high winds are expected over the fire area today. Smoke jumpers and helitack crew members will continue to secure the fire perimeter today in coordination with air support. #ffslkw
— Utah Fire Info (@UtahWildfire) June 6, 2021
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