TOOELE COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – Firefighters worked to protect several homes from a brush fire in Tooele County Tuesday evening.
Fire officials say the fire was started near 8450 N. Sage Lane by a juvenile playing with fireworks. The use of fireworks is in violation of a ban in the area.
Fireworks are currently banned in unincorporated Tooele County.
Crews say juvenile was playing with fireworks. Charges will likely be filed. Fireworks were banned in the area @abc4utah @UtahWildfire pic.twitter.com/7ajvTuOHi6— Glen Beeby (@GlenBeebyNews) July 5, 2017
“I was just trying to keep it at bay until they got here until somebody got here, and they made it,” said Dodge Thompson, homeowner.