Fire crews hampered by wind in Patch Springs fire

Posted at 5:54 PM, Aug 12, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-13 07:48:06-04

TOOELE COUNTY -- Roads and trails in the Skull Valley area remain closed due to a 6,500-acre fire in Tooele Monday.

Skull Valley Road remains open, officials said.

Firefighting efforts have been hampered by Wind in Tooele County Monday.

Lightning started the blaze Saturday night.

A bulldozer helped fire crews establish a fire line, Monday. So far no homes have been burned but some commercial and residential structures were threatened.

Firefighters feel confident they’ll get the upper hand soon.