Color Country initial atk crew Gulch Fire. Photo credit: Rachel Tueller- BLM AZ Strip
(QUAIL HILL, Utah) - Color Country Fire resources are managing a fire located on the Arizona Strip near Quail Hill, approximately 17 miles south of St. George. The lightning caused fire began July 2, 2014 at 6:15 p.m. As of 11 a.m. July 3, 2014 the fire was mapped with GPS at 340 acres. Fire officials are requesting the public’s assistance in keeping the area clear for fire mitigation crews to work. Fire officials also ask that those traveling along the Quail Hill BLM 1069 road proceed with caution as fire vehicles and resources are entering and exiting the roadway in the vicinity of the fire. No closures are currently in effect and no injuries have been reported.