Left Fork Fire Grows, So Does Containment
(Dixie National Forest, UT) -- Fire managers say containment of wildfire in southern Utah will grow thanks to favorable weather. The Left Fork Fire has burned more than 42-hundred acres in the Dixie National Forest since it was first reported on June 18th. Containment is at 13-percent, but fire managers said yesterday that rain in the area should help firefighters gain more control. More than 650 firefighters are currently working on the fire.