Brian Head fire grounds aircraft fighting flames but not hot air balloons

Posted at 8:54 AM, Jun 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-23 11:14:34-04

PANGUITCH, Utah  - The smoke from the Brian Head fire is so thick it has grounded aircraft fighting the flames because there is no visibility.

However, it is not stopping the dozens of hot air balloons in town for the festival.

The fire has grown to almost 28,000 acres Friday.