Crews on scene of wildfire west of Soldier Summit

Map Courtesy: Utah Fire Info

SOLDIER SUMMIT, Utah, June 4, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Crews are on the scene of a new wildfire west of Soldier Summit Friday afternoon.

“A nearby boy scout camp is being evacuated,” said a tweet from Utah Fire Info at 4:10 p.m. “Size and cause unknown at this time, more info will be available when resources arrive on scene.”

A follow-up tweet at 5:40 p.m. said: “The new start in Utah County has been named the #BennionCreekFire. The wildfire is burning in very remote, rugged terrain and is inaccessible to firefighters on foot right now. Aircraft estimate the fire at 30-50 acres in size.”

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


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