A wildland brush fire between Summit and Parowan in Iron County burned more than 50 acres Monday evening.

According to Utah County Fire Warden Ryan Riddle the blaze, which was first reported shortly before 6 p.m., resulted in a coordinated response by multiple agencies and fire departments.

The resources deployed at the scene included 11 fire engines, a large bulldozer clearing a firebreak and a helicopter dropping loads of water very few minutes.

As of 7:30 p.m., the fire’s forward progression had been effectively halted. Officials are  estimating the fire to have burned approximately 54 acres at that point.

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