Brian Head Fire Burns Through Parts of National Forest in Utah

StoryfulWeatherPublished: June 21, 2017Updated: June 22, 201770 views
Published: June 21, 2017Updated: June 22, 2017

A fire in Utah that started on June 17 has now grown to 2,700 acres and is 15 percent contained. The fire, located near the Brian Head Ski Resort, has burnt through parts of the Dixie National Forest. According to Utah Governor Gary Herbert, the fire was started by the use of a weed torch in dry conditions. So far, the fire has destroyed one home and damaged another, while about 750 people were evacuated from the town of Brian Head. Fire fighters from local, state and federal agencies are working to contain the fire. Credit: Instagram/Tyler Gower via Storyful

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