New wildfire breaks out in Daggett County near Utah-Colorado state line

Photo Courtesy: Utah Fire Info

DAGGETT COUNTY, Utah, July 14, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — A new wildfire has broken out in Daggett County near the Utah-Colorado state line.

The blaze, called the Allen Fire, is between 75 and 100 acres, said a tweet from Utah Fire Info at 3 p.m. It is burning on steep terrain in timber.

“Additional crews enroute to help federal and state crews already fighting the fire,” the tweet said.

The blaze was caused by lighting, officials said.

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


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