DUCHESNE COUNTY, Utah, July 15, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — The Abbott Fire, burning about 10 miles southwest of Duchesne, is 80% contained Wednesday morning.
The fire is now 52 acres, said a tweet from Utah Fire Info.
“Firefighters are working along the fire’s edge, looking for hot spots and putting them out in a process known as ‘mop up,'” the tweet said.
The fire, which broke out Monday, is on top of a ridge about 1.5 miles west of US-191 and about 2.5 miles south of Buck Knoll.
Crews believe the fire was sparked by a lighting strike, according to Utah Fire Info.
Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.