TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — Wildland fire crews responded to a blaze in Utah's West Desert Sunday and Monday.
The "Little Pass Fire" started shortly before 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon west of the Great Salt Lake in Tooele County. It has been determined as human-caused, but the exact cause has not been stated.
As of Monday morning, the wildfire has burned 1,300 acres and is 70 percent contained. Firefighters are working on the fire's southern flank Monday.
The fire was burning in mostly dry, grassy areas. There were no reports of structures threatened.
Human-caused #LittlePassFire is estimated at 1300 acres this morning. The containment is still estimated at 70%. Fire operations will focus on southern flank today, which is where the fire is still active. BLM, FS, and FFSL resources on-scene today. #BLMWDDHL pic.twitter.com/ANUCjxjr7d— Utah Fire Info (@UtahWildfire) April 5, 2021