Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Crews near to dousing Flood Canyon fire near Tooele

First Published Jun 10 2013 08:47 am • Last Updated Jun 10 2013 04:38 pm

Firefighters contained a 66-acre wildfire in Tooele County’s Flood Canyon Monday afternoon.

Bureau of Land Management spokesman L.J. Brown said the blaze, spotted about 4:30 p.m. Sunday, was being mopped up by some 35 firefighters.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

The cause of the fire, which burned in mostly oak brush and grass and did not threaten any structures, remained under investigation — though crews did discover a downed power line near where the blaze was thought to have begun.

Hand crews, assisted by two engines, were focusing on smoldering hot spots inside the fire’s perimeter as they worked to douse the last embers of the blaze, Brown said.

The BLM declared that the fire was fully contained by 1 p.m.

A lightning-sparked fire in Flood Canyon last summer burned 720 acres before being extinguished.


Twitter: @remims

Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment

About Reader Comments

Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.