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Little Cottonwood Canyon closed due to rollover, fire

Jun 10, 2024, 9:09 AM | Updated: 2:40 pm

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Little Cottonwood Canyon is pictured on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, in Sandy. (Shafkat Anowar/Deseret News)

(Shafkat Anowar/Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — SR-210 in Little Cottonwood Canyon was closed due to a rollover crash and a fire on Monday morning. It has since been temporarily reopened. However, UDOT said that an “intermittent closure” will happen when a tow truck arrives to remove the overturned vehicle. 

Little Cottonwood Canyon rollover leads to fire

In an X post by the Utah Department of Transportation, photos showed smoke billowing from an overturned vehicle as emergency responders worked. 

KSL Traffic’s Heather Kelly posted on X that the crash happened near Lisa Falls, initially closing eastbound traffic in Little Cottonwood Canyon. 

The vehicle caught fire, igniting some nearby trees and later closing the whole road. 

Related: Hurricane brush fire quickly put out

In Kelly’s video, smoke can be seen billowing from the trees. 

UDOT, Unified Fire Authorities, and Unified Police Department officials are responding. 

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Little Cottonwood Canyon closed due to rollover, fire