HUNTSVILLE, Utah — A Weber County deputy was "in the wrong place at the wrong time" Sunday when he found himself directly below the flight path of a plane that dropped fire retardant to extinguish a wildfire.
The deputy was in the area of the "Evergreen Fire," which burned 10-15 acres in the Evergreen Park area, east of Huntsville, when a firefighting plane passed overhead.
The deputy and his vehicle were both drenched in fire retardant. Fortunately, the deputy wasn't injured.
"[T]he Deputy involved probably had to take a long shower but he will be good as new!" the Sheriff's Office wrote on Facebook.
The wildfire started around 3:45 p.m. Sunday and was 100 percent contained by 8:30 that night.