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Car fire sparks small brush fire near Moab

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Posted at 8:26 AM, Jul 27, 2023

MOAB, Utah — A car fire near Moab sparked a small brush fire but quick response from firefighters kept the blaze from spreading and contained it to a tenth of an acre.

According to the Moab Valley Fire Department’s Facebook page, the fire took place just before 2 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 191.

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The post says the car fire was the result of a vehicle trailer malfunction.

Crews had the fire knocked down and cleared the scene by 3:30 p.m.

No injuries were reported.