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Fire near Fruitland burning about 375 acres, 5 percent contained

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Posted at 4:38 PM, Jun 15, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-15 18:38:37-04

FRUITLAND, Utah – Crews have achieved 5 percent containment of a fire near Fruitland that has burned an estimated 375 acres.

The Cow Hollow Fire was caused by lightning on Friday about 9 miles south of Fruitland in Crow Hollow, which is in the Ashley National Forest.

According to a press release from the U.S. Forest Service, the fire is burning heavy timber in a steep canyon that is only accessible by foot. There are 167 firefighters on three engines assigned to the fire, and three helicopters are providing assistance.

There are no structures threatened and there are no closures in conjunction with the fire. FOX 13 News will have more details as they become available.