Firefighters, caused by lightning, evacuate a campground near Flaming Gorge

The fire is 0% contained.

(Utah Fire Info) The Sunny Cove Fire is burning near Flaming Gorge Reservoir.

A wildfire that burned 100 acres near Flaming Gorge Reservoir and resulted in the eviction of a campground is 0% contained as of Tuesday morning.

The Sunny Cove Fire in Ashley National Forest in Daggett County in northeastern Utah was started by a lightning strike around 3:30 p.m. Monday, according to the fire department.

As a precaution, 60-70 trailers were ordered to leave Mustang Ridge Campground. No casualties were reported and no buildings were damaged.

Two engines, two helicopters, two hand crews and a bulldozer are fighting the blaze, according to Utah Fire Info.

Campers and boaters who have left their vehicles at the Mustang Ridge Boat Ramp are asked to call the Daggett County Sheriff’s Office at 435-630-5598 to arrange for an escort to pick up their vehicles.

Justin Scaccy

InternetCloning is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials, please contact us by email – The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Related Articles

Back to top button