Fire burning on mountainside near Alpine

[UPDATE 7/16 p.m.]

[UPDATED 9:38 am 7/16]

The Alpine Wild Fire is 3% contained and 240-acres large. 

Lone Peak Police evacuated 125 people from 25 homes. 

100 firefighters fight the blaze, including a helicopter team that is bringing water and retardant to the scene. 

The fire investigator believes it was human-caused. 

Fire crews urge people to stay away from the fire because rubberneckers are causing road congestion. 

No homes have been damaged. No injuries have been reported. 

[STORY AS OF 7/15]

ALPINE, Utah (ABC4 Utah) - Crews are on the scene of a brush fire that is burning above the city of Alpine.

The fire was reported to have started around 8 p.m. this evening.

The size of the fire is currently estimated to be 15 acres and the cause appears to be human.

There are no reports of injures or structures damaged or destroyed.

ABC4 will update this story as more information becomes available.


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