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New fire reported in Zion National Park

Jul 20, 2022, 7:39 PM | Updated: 7:39 pm
Vehicles enter Zion National Park   on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. With Independence Day set for Mond...
Vehicles enter Zion National Park on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. With Independence Day set for Monday, Zion National Park officials are expecting a busy weekend. Photo credit: Deseret News

SPRINGDALE, Utah — A new fire sparked inside of Zion National Park on Wednesday, according to Utah Fire Info.

The Kolob Upper Fire has burned roughly 20 to 30 acres inside of Zion National Park. 

According to park officials, roads in the area have been closed due to the fire. Fire crews from the National Park Service and others in the area are on the scene.

There’s no word yet on what caused the fire.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available. 

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