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Farmington brush fire contained

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FARMINGTON — A fire in the foothills above Farmington burned dangerously close to homes Thursday night.

Crews responded to reports of a fire in the mouth of Shepherd Canyon about 10 p.m. Thursday. Neighbors said canyon winds were blowing a brush fire down the foothills in the direction of homes. By 10:30 p.m., the fire was out.

Following a quick response, firefighters were able to get the fire contained by 10:30 p.m.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.



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