At 5:30pm June 24, 2021, the Color Country Interagency Communication Center received a report of a wildland fire start. Local resources are on scene and aerial resources are currently being used. Smoke can be seen from St. George, Utah.
Start Date: June 24, 2021
Location: Mile marker 25, Virgin River Gorge
Jurisdiction: Arizona Strip District, Bureau of Land Management
Fire Size: Estimated at 948 acres. (Note: one acre is equivalent to one football field).
Cause: Under investigation