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Crews battle for hours Tuesday to contain brush fire in Weber County

Posted at 8:13 PM, Sep 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-04 22:13:57-04

WEBER COUNTY, Utah — Wet ground and access issued caused fire crews in Weber County to battle a brush fire for several hours Tuesday afternoon.

According to Batallion Chief Mark Lund with Weber County Fire, an illegal burn got out of control at around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, and grew to 4.37 acres.

Two units from Hill Air Force Base and six units from Weber County Fire worked to get the blaze under control.

As of 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, the brush fire was mostly contained, but Lund said it would take several more hours for crews to fully extinguish it.

Photos of the fire can be seen below: