Wildfire breaks out in Washington County, over 100 primary structures threatened
UTAH — A wildfire in the river bottoms of Washington County in southern Utah has broken out. The wildfire is currently estimated to be 40 acres in size and is threatening over a hundred primary structures. There are no current evacuations at this time.
Crews from the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, Utah Forestry, Fire and State Lands, and local law enforcement have all responded.
The cause is currently under investigation.
New Start: #WashingtonAssist01 Washington County Estimated at 40 acres. 100+ primary structures threatened, no current evacuations. Resources responding BLM, USFS, FFSL, and local law enforcement. Burning in tamarisk/riparian area. Cause is under investigation. pic.twitter.com/7daj9pi4h4
— Utah Fire Info (@UtahWildfire) May 9, 2023