Alaska Fire Burns East of Provo

The Alaska Fire (near Alaska Avenue) was reported at 11:30 on July 30th and is approximately 30 to 40 acres. The fire is located east and north of Springville, just above the Bonneville Shoreline Trail. The fire is moving uphill no threat to structures at this time, burning in grass and brush. Resources on scene include 8 engines, one 10 person Utah County squad, and one water tender. Resources are from Utah County, Provo City, Utah Forestry Fire and State Lands and Forest Service. Cause of the fire is under investigation. Fire personnel have ordered 3 additional 20-person crews, one type 1 helicopter and 2 heavy air tankers.

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