Fire Expected to Be Contained Soon

Fire Expected to Be Contained Soon

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(KSL News) -- Firefighters hope to have a wildfire in Southern Utah contained by the end of the day.

A spokesman with the Bureau of Land Management says the "Red Fire" burning about 25 miles northwest of St. George is almost fully contained.

No one has been hurt and no structures or homes are immediately threatened.

The fire was started yesterday by a lightning strike. So far, fire officials estimate it has damaged about 74-hundred acres. Lightning ignited at least 10 other fires in the Utah Hill area of Washington County.

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