Crews Contained Small Fire Near St. George
Published on June 14, 2012 at 09:27AM
Two homes received minor damage Wednesday from a brush fire near Winchester Hills in Washington County. Mike Melton, fire management officer for the Division of Fire, Forestry, and State Lands said the fire was started by a trailer tire that became dislodged after a blowout on state Route 18. The fire was contained Wednesday evening and burned 52 acres. A portion of 2070 West near state Route 18 was shut down as crews fought the flames.