2 structures lost in Juab County wildfire

An aircraft similar to this one is providing air support. Photo: Gephardt Daily/Monico Garza/SLC Scanner

JUAB COUNTY, Utah, May 28, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Two structures have been destroyed in a Juab County wildfire Friday.

Utah Fire Info tweeted at 1:30 p.m. the Goat Springs Fire is located on the Simpson Mountain Range west of Eureka.

“Estimated at 40 acres,” the tweet said. “Two structures have been lost.”

The fire is human caused, the tweet said. The exact cause is under investigation.

A follow-up tweet at 3 p.m. said: “Fire activity has increased due gusty winds and steep and rugged terrain. #GoatSpringsFire is now estimated between 300-400 acres. Heavy air tankers and SEATs along with several local and federal resources are currently working the fire.”

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.


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