UPDATE: Lava Ridge Fire in Washington County fully contained, burned 348 acres

Utah Wildfires

MONDAY 10/5/2020 9:13 a.m.

The Lava Ridge Fire is now fully contained. According to Utah Fire Info, the fire burned 348 acres from Saturday to Sunday.

SUNDAY 10/4/2020 10:15 a.m.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News) — The Lava Ridge Fire burning in Washington County has burned an estimated 125 acres and is currently 20% contained.

ORIGINAL STORY: Crews responding to the Lava Ridge Fire burning in Washington County, over 1,000 residents without power

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News) — According to officials with Utah Fire Info crews are responding to a new wildfire in Washington County located northwest of Ivins Saturday.

The fire is being called the Lave Ridge Fire and is estimated to have burned 60 acres and is moving north.

There are no structures threatened at this time, powerlines and a power substation are threatened, officials added.

According to Rocky Mountain Power, there are over 1,000 customers without power in the Ivins area near the fire.

The cause of this fire is under investigation.

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