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Fire crews investigating what sparked Stansbury Island inferno

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Posted at 10:58 AM, Jun 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-29 12:58:40-04

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah – Fire crews are battling a 10-acre fire in Tooele County.

Officials said the fire on Stansbury Island started at about 1 a.m.

Crews said the surrounding terrain was too rugged for crews to make much headway in the dark so they left the blaze and came back after sunrise. Stansbury Island smoke fire dark

Sea planes are helping firefighters, dropping more than 800 gallons of retardant on the flames Monday.

Bureau of Land Management crews will help fight the flames from the ground.

Officials said the hot weather and the dry conditions.

Investigators are working to determine what caused the fire.