Lightning Starts Several Southwestern Utah Fires

Lightning Starts Several Southwestern Utah Fires

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(KSL News) -- Lightning strikes have started 15 fires in Southwestern Utah.

Crews have been able to keep most of the fires to less than 25 acres.

The most dangerous fire threatened 10 homes near Diamond Valley, but crews were able to protect those homes with air drops and a little rain.

The largest fire they have is just west of Zion National Park, called the Smith-Mesa fire.

It's burned 350 acres but nothing is threatened at this time.

But firefighters could have a tough time tomorrow because of strong winds and high temperatures.

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