WEDNESDAY 7/6/22 4:40 p.m.
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – A Salt Lake City grass fire has been contained after igniting Wednesday morning.
Around 10 a.m. on Wednesday, fire officials say they began receiving calls reporting a field fire the “size of a tennis court” near SR-201.
The fire spread to a building nearby, burning “compressed-like plastic” products.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
No other structures were damaged in the process and the fire is now fully contained.
ORIGINAL STORY: Grass fire ignites in Salt Lake City
WEDNESDAY 7/6/22 10:25 a.m.
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – A grass fire has ignited along the on-ramp from I-215 to SR-201 in Salt Lake City on Wednesday.
The ongoing blaze was categorized as a two-alarm wildland fire. Authorities say the flames have now been mostly extinguished.
Utah Highway Patrol (UHP) says on-ramp is still currently shut down to traffic at this time. The estimated reopening time is 11:30 a.m.
The cause of the fire is currently unknown. The massive flames were seen billowing into the air and growing by the second.
ABC4 will update this story as more information becomes available.