Iron County wildfire torches 7 structures, threatens 30 homes

Photo: Utah Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands - Southwest Area

IRON COUNTY, Utah, July 23, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Thirty homes were threatened and seven structures destroyed by a quick-moving wildfire in Iron County on Monday.

The fire was first reported about 4:20 p.m. near 100 South Street in Paragonah before spreading to nearby properties.

According to a statement by Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands – Southwest Area, one vacation home was torched, along with six outbuildings.

The fire charred about 15 acres before being fully contained just after 10 p.m.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

Photo: Utah Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands – Southwest Area

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