Grass fire contained south of Superior

Grass fire contained south of Superior

SUPERIOR – Sweetwater County Fire District Number 1 Fire Chief Jim Wamsley said that the brush fire reported south of Superior this afternoon was contained at 9 p.m. Wamsley said that the burned area was estimated at 20 plus acres. The fire was caused by a pickup stuck in a gully.

Two fire district engines and two BLM engines responded to the fire. Mop-up tomorrow operations will continue tonight and into tomorrow with some fire fighting activity inside the perimeter for a few days.

Wamsley noted that as the weather gets warmer fires ignite more easily.

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