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Riverdale City Fire shows how quickly fire can spread through cotton

Posted at 3:51 PM, Jun 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-13 17:51:55-04

RIVERDALE, Utah — The Riverdale City Fire Department showed just how quickly a flame can spread through built up cotton.

The video shows a firefighter dropping a match that quickly burns up a line of cotton next to a trail.

The city said no open flames, cigarettes or E-cigarettes allowed on the Weber River Parkway Trail and anyone who starts a fire will be held financially responsible for damages.