New Washington County fire, lightening caused

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UPDATE 7-27: The Sandy Fire is now 50 percent contained.

UPDATE 7-25: The Sandy Fire was reported at 3:34 p.m. July 24, 2020, approximately 3 miles west of exit 30 off Interstate 15. It is burning near Dry Sandy Wash in brush and pinion juniper. Fire activity is creeping and smoldering with some isolated trees torching on the interior of the fire perimeter in the heavier fuels. Fire activity will increase in the afternoon as the relative humidity drops, but it is not expected to make a significant movement.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News) – Multiple resources began responding to a new fire burning in Washington County on Friday evening.

It’s being called the Sandy Fire, located Northwest of Toquerville.

According to Utah Fire Info, the fire is currently estimated at about 30-40 acres.

Crews say the fire was lightening-caused.

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