News short: Eagle Crags Fire burns near Zion

SPRINGDALE – Bureau of Land Management fire crews are currently working a small wildfire near Springdale where Zion National Park meets BLM land.

Officially termed the Eagle Crags Fire, it currently covers 3 to 5 acres. According to information from Color Country Interagency Fire Center, the fire is going to cliff out, meaning it will run into a cliff and burn itself out.

Fire crews are also preparing smokejumpers to assist in knocking the fire down.

This report is based on preliminary information provided by responders and may not contain the full scope of findings.

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