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A new wildfire start in Box Elder County



Box Elder County, Utah — Tuesday afternoon crews are battling with the flames at a new wildfire in Box Elder County.

“New Start: The #BlackPineFire is burning in Box Elder County,” said a tweet from Utah Fire Info at 3 p.m. “Estimated 100-200 acres. Fire behavior is extreme and running. No structures threatened.”

The location of the new fire is near the Utah/Idaho border.

U.S. Highway 42 is closed in the area and drivers are being asked to take an alternate route.

At this point, the cause of the blaze is still under investigation.


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