New fire reported in Zion National Park
Jul 20, 2022, 7:39 PM | Updated: 7:39 pm
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.
Kolob Terrace Rd. is closed from State Rt. 9 to Lava Point due to wildfire at Maloney Hill. Firefighters from NPS and partners are responding.
Zion-Canyon Scenic Drive and Zion-Mount Carmel Highway are open/not affected.
— Zion National Park (@ZionNPS) July 21, 2022