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3-acre grass fire chars land in Weber County

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Posted at 2:55 PM, Mar 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-17 16:55:25-04

WEBER COUNTY, Utah — The Weber Fire District responded to a grass fire in Marriot-Slaterville that charred three acres of land Tuesday.

Flames have been extinguished, according to tweets from the Weber Fire District. Fire officials tweet the cause of the blaze was an electrical problem on a tractor.

This is the third fire to ignite over the past few days.

On Saturday, a fire burned 14 acres in Summit County and in Tooele County a wildfire burned 75-100 acres.

The fires have all been human caused, according to fire officials.

Read more on the premature fire fighting season here.