Evacuations underway after new wildfire breaks out in Iron County

Flatt Fire in Iron County, Friday, June 18, 2021. Photo courtesy: CR Thelin

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IRON COUNTY, Utah, June 18, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Crews are on the scene of a new wildfire start in Iron County on Friday afternoon.

“New Fire Start: The lightning caused #FlattFire is located between Beryl and Enterprise and is estimated at 50 acres,” said a tweet from Utah Fire Info. “Crews are on scene.”

A follow-up tweet said: “Gusty winds have pushed the #FlattFire over the fire line. Evacuations are underway west of Enterprise. Additional resources are responding.”

At 5:43 p.m., Utah Fire Info tweeted: #FlattFire is now estimated at 1000 acres. Please avoid the area if possible.

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


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