Cache County fires update: Card Canyon turnoff closed

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CACHE COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News) – UPDATE 08/10/20: #CardCanyonfire Approximately five acres have burned, it is 15% contained, it was human-caused and is under investigation. The turnoff to Card Canyon road is closed. Crews are working Monday to continue building the containment lines and are supported by helicopters dropping water.

The 1/4 acre Brushy Fire is 90% contained.

Fire crews are responding to two new fires in Cache County Sunday afternoon.

According to Logan 911, one fire is on the Wellsville Mountains near the cone, and Forest Service is aware and has fire personnel responding.

#Brushyfire on the eastside of the Wellsville Mountains and is approx .25 of an acre. One helicopter and helicopter crew on scene. The cause is under investigation.

The second fire is the “Card Canyon Fire” which is up Logan Canyon. Fire crews are on-site on this fire as of Sunday afternoon.

#CardCanyonfire Located where Card Canyon intersects with Logan Canyon. It is estimated at 4 acres. Crews say the concern is for Card Canyon not Choke Cherry Summer Home area. 3 engines 2 helicopters, on scene. The cause is under investigation.

Individuals driving up Logan Canyon are being asked to drive cautiously when near the fire area and to not stop to watch the helicopters.

No other information about the fires has been released at this time. An update will be provided once additional information is obtained.

Another newly started fire occurred Sunday in Duchesne County: Fire near Fruitland damages 3 structures, 24 others threatened, Highway 40 closed

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