Pine Gulch Fire Accelerates

The 10 AM report puts the burned area at 125,100 acres, the largest one-day jump since the fire started on July 31.  Yesterday’s total was 87,200 acres.

The rapid growth was caused by 40 mph winds from a thunderstorm.

The map at InciWeb shows the fire has spread to the northwest, away from the Little Bookcliffs WHR.

Containment holding at 7%.

RELATED: Pine Gulch Fire Still Active.

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