Home » News » Justice

Taylor Mountain Road Fire contained a week after it ignited

First Published      Last Updated Jul 12 2014 05:56 pm

After burning for nearly a week, the Taylor Mountain Road Fire in eastern Utah has been contained.

Crews had reached 90 percent containment by Thursday night and hit 100 percent on Friday night, according to a tweet by UtahFireInfo.

The fire, 10 miles north of Vernal, began July 5 and grew to 3,126 acres. High humidity, rain and cooler temperatures on Thursday and Friday helped about 50 firefighters get the blaze out.

The cause has not been determined.



comments powered by Disqus