TOOELE COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – Recent evidence located near the scene of the Step Toe Fire in Tooele County has confirmed that the blaze was prompted by a human.
Utah Fire Info (UFI) reports that the Step Toe Fire was caused by exhaust particles from a passing vehicle, as pictured below.
The agency asks that Utahns do their part in reducing human-caused fires by maintaining the upkeep of their vehicles, and to always use fire sense.
For more information on fire sense, including tips from Utah Fire Info, click here.
ORIGINAL STORY: WATCH: Step Toe Fire burns in Tooele County
AUGUST 17, 2022 / 10:17 P.M.
TOOELE COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – A grass and sage fire reportedly engulfed 15 to 20 acres of land in Tooele County on Wednesday night.
Utah Fire Info (UFI) says the Step Toe Fire affected private land east of Highway 36, near mile marker 46.
Crews responded to the blaze and were able to contain it entirely.
The cause of the fire remains unknown.
Check out the video above, courtesy of Kiley Buresh, for an up close look at the Step Toe Fire.