Anasazi Wildfire West of Ivins, Utah 100-percent Contained - No Structures Threatened or Injuries Reported
Anasazi wildfire, one-mile west of Ivins, Utah. (photo/Kelly Washburn-Division of Forestry, Fire & State Lands)
Helicopter dropping water during Anasazi Wildfire. (photo/Kelly Washburn-Division of Forestry, Fire & State Lands)
(Ivins, UT) - The Color Country Interagency Fire Center reports the Anasazi wildfire which began Saturday, July 23, 2011 approximately 1 mile west of Ivins, Utah on private, State of Utah and Bureau of Indian Affairs-Southern Paiute Agency lands burned 215-acres. The human caused fire required the closure of Old Highway 91 west of Ivins for a few hours Saturday. However, the road was reopened at 7:30PM. Motorists are cautioned to be aware of fire vehicles in the area.
No evacuations were required as firefighters abated the threat to structures.
The Anasazi wildfire fueled by cheat grass and other vegetation was 100-percent contained as of 2:30PM Sunday, July 24, 2011.