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Fires in Utah Mostly Controlled

Fires in Utah Mostly Controlled

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(KSL News) Last week it seemed most of the state was on fire. This week, so far, things are much better.

The Salt Creek fire, which consumed more than 25,000 acres is now 90 percent contained. The fire started five miles east of Nephi on July 19. Investigators say a catalytic converter started the blaze.

The Winecup fire started July 20, and it's 100 percent contained, but still managed to char more than 163,000 acres.

And the Dakota Hills fire is 98 percent contained. It started on July 16 and burned up more than 9,000 acres.

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