UPDATE: #SoldierFire near Eagle Mountain 90% contained, officials declare it human-caused
EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah — Officials report the Soldier Fire — which started around 5 p.m. Saturday — is at 90% containment as of 8 p.m., estimating it will be completely contained by midnight. Authorities say the fire was human-caused, ignited by a utility vehicle.
As of 8 p.m., the fire has burned 396 acres and deemed a threat to nearby structures. It’s unclear whether evacuations have been issued.
Ground and air resources are responding.
Ground and air resources responding to the #SoldierFire near Eagle Mountain in Utah County. Fire is estimated at 150-200 acres. Structures threatened. Fire was human-caused. #ffslkw pic.twitter.com/F6jR67NbfO
— Utah Fire Info (@UtahWildfire) July 26, 2020
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