IVINS – Lightning sparked a fire near Utah Hill west of Ivins Saturday that has grown to 1,000 acres.
Called the West Mountain Fire, it was reported to Color County Interagency Fire Management Dispatch at 7:52 p.m. on Aug. 4.
Bill Roach, Color County Interagency manager, said multiple resources including aircraft were involved in combating the fire. So far no level of containment has been reported.
Roach also said no structures were threatened by the fire. However, that could change if the fire proceeds up Utah Hill where several communication towers are located.
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