UPDATE: Long Canyon fire caused by lightning, crews on scene

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(Courtesy of Utah Fire Info)

MONDAY 9/20/21 9:48 p.m.

MILLARD COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – Officials say the fire that was discovered in Millard County on Sunday night was caused by lightning.

Utah Fire Info says the fire has been named the “Long Canyon Fire.” The blaze was last seen smoldering in an area filled primarily with timber and grass.

Fire crews are still currently working to extinguish the blaze and clean up the scene.

ABC4 will update the story as more information becomes available.

ORIGINAL STORY: Active fire currently burning in Millard County, crews on scene

SUNDAY 9/19/21 4:50 p.m.

MILLARD COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) -Fire officials say a new wildfire has started near Scipio in Millard County on Sunday.

According to Utah Fire Info, the fire is currently near the Little Long Canyon area. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

Officials say smoke is visible from I-15. Fire crews are currently en route to put out the blaze.

There is no name for the fire at this time and the size has not been released.

ABC4 will update this story as more information becomes available.

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