Update: Black Pine Fire now 60% contained at 563 acres

The Black Pine Fire. Photo: Utah Fire Info

BOX ELDER COUNTY, Utah, July 23, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — The Black Pine Fire, in Box Elder County near the Utah-Idaho border, is now 60% contained, a statement issued Friday morning by Utah Fire Info says.

“Great progress is being made on the #BlackPineFire,” said a tweet. “No new growth. 60% contained. Crews will continue to monitor and patrol for interior hotspots.”

At the most recent report, the wildfire was at 563 acres.

The fire was first reported at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. Its cause remains under investigation.


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