WILDFIRE

Wildfire spreads near Bryce Canyon, now at 1,500 plus acres

Jul 7, 2024, 5:05 PM | Updated: 5:40 pm

A view of the Deer Springs fire from a nearby road. The fire has spread to around 2000 acres....

A view of the Deer Springs fire from a nearby road. The fire has spread to around 2000 acres. (Utah Fire Info)

(Utah Fire Info)

KANE COUNTY, Utah — Officials are confirming a fire has spread to between 1,500-2,000 acres acres in the Deer Springs area in Southern Utah. 

Utah Fire Info said the fire is burning south of Bryce Canyon, on Bureau of Land Management land.

 

As of 4:32 p.m., Sunday June 6, the fire has  spread to around 1,200 acres, according to a Bryce Canyon X post. 

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Wildfire spreads near Bryce Canyon, now at 1,500 plus acres