UPDATE: Broad Canyon Fire in Utah County fully contained

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Broad Canyon Fire

COURTESY: Utah Fire Info

SUNDAY 06/13/21 7:00 p.m.

UTAH COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) -The Broad Canyon Fire in Utah County is now fully contained, according to Utah Fire Info.

Officials state fire lines have held throughout the heat and wind and the majority of resources will be demolished.

SUNDAY 06/13/21 9:00 a.m.

UTAH COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – The Broad Canyon Fire, currently burning in Utah County, has burned through a total of 97 acres, and is now 20% contained as of Sunday, June 13.

Officials say a transfer of command will take place this evening at the end of shift to a local BLM Incident Commander, 120 personnel have been assigned.

According to Utah Wildfire, the cause was determined to be from an escaped camp fire. 

ABC4 will update as the story develops.

SATURDAY 06/12/21 9:00 a.m.

UTAH COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – The Broad Canyon Fire, currently burning in Utah County, has burned through a total of 97 acres, and is 0% contained as of Saturday, June 12.

According to fire authorities, as their team attempts to put out the fire, a total of four crews, four engines, four water tenders, one dozer, two helicopters, four SEATS and one air attack has been assigned.

Officials say the fire is currently burning in a remote, steep and rugged terrain.

The cause of the Broad Canyon Fire remains under investigation.

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ORIGINAL STORY: Broad Canyon Fire breaks out in Utah County
FRIDAY 06/11/21 7:00 p.m.

UTAH COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – The sixth active wildfire in Utah has broken out west of Utah Lake, Friday evening.

According to Utah Fire Info, ground resources are currently responding to a fire west of Utah Lake, near Little Moab, around 7 p.m.

While little information is known about the fire at this time, ABC4 has learned that air support has been ordered. However, it’s being reported there are no active threats to be concerned about.

Utah Fire Info says, the fire is believed to be nearly 100 acres in size.

The cause of the Broad Canyon Fire is under investigation.

ABC4 has a crew on the way and will update this story as it continues to develop.

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