Firefighters on scene of fire at I-215 and SR-201 in Salt Lake City

A wildland fire broke out Wednesday, July 7, 2022, in the area of Interstaete 215 and State Route 201. Driver are asked to avoid the area. Photo: Utah Highway Patrol

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 6, 2022 (Gephardt Daily) — Firefighters are on the scene of a grass fire near the intersection of Interstate 215 and State Route 201.

“I-215 SB to SR-201 WB is closed due to a grass fire,” the Utah Highway Patrol tweeted at 10:40 a.m. Wednesday.

The Salt Lake City Fire Department tweeted at 10:22 a.m.: “2 Alarm Wildland Fire Incident. Area of I-215 and SR201. Avoid the area if at all possible.”

A 10:50 a.m. UHP tweet shares a photo of flames knocked down, but multiple firefighters still on scene.

Gephardt Daily will have more information as the store develops.


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