Fire burns in Dixie National Forest, crews rush to scene

Utah Wildfires


CEDAR, Utah (ABC4) – Crews are battling a wildfire near the Dixie National Forest, Saturday.

According to USDA Forest Service, on May 29, fire authorities were notified of a fire burning seven miles down the Blake Gubler road on the Pine Valley Ranger District in the Dixie National Forest, around 2:07 p.m.

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Officials say the Blake Gubler fire is currently at 15 acres and is burning in short grass and brush. Multiple agencies have responded and are assisting in dousing the inferno.

The cause of the fire was a UTV that caught fire which spread to the surrounding wildland, it is unknown if there are any reported injuries as a result.

ABC4 will update as the story develops.

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