News short: Fire ignites in backyard near River Road

ST. GEORGE — A fire damaged a backyard shed Wednesday afternoon in The Mesas housing community, located between 1200 East and River Road in St. George.

A fire damaged a storage shed Wednesday, St. George, Utah, June 24, 2015 | Photo by Ric Wayman, St. George News
A fire damages a storage shed, St. George, Utah, June 24, 2015 | Photo by Ric Wayman, St. George News

The fire ignited in a plastic, portable storage shed in the backyard of a unit in the development. The origin of the fire is still under investigation.

The fire was quickly brought under control, St. George Fire Deputy Chief Kevin Taylor said.

The damage from the fire was minimal, he said, and firefighters had the fire out in about 5 minutes.

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

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