Left Fork Fire Continues to Grow
(Bryce Canyon National Park, UT) -- Crews say the Left Fork Fire burning near Bryce Canyon National Park is up to about 3,000 acres and is only 5-percent contained. Now the Kane County Sheriff's Office says the Incident Management Team managing the the fire has recommended an evacuation of the Bryce Woodlands Estates. Due to increased wind and fire behavior, the fire has crossed the fire lines on the southwest corner. Fire managers make this recommendation as a precaution for both firefighter and public safety if the fire continues to progress in that direction. Kane County Deputies and the Kane County Fire Warden are currently in Bryce Woodlands notifying the residents and helping them evacuate. Please avoid the area if possible. "