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Man suspected of abandoning campfire in Wasatch County



Wasatch County, Utah – A man is suspected of abandoning a campfire in Fox Bay on Thursday afternoon.

According to the Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office, they received reports of smoke in the area of the Fox Bay subdivision near the Jordanelle Reservoir around 3:20 p.m.

The caller reported witnessing a middle-aged man “acting suspiciously” at the time.

Upon arrival at the campground, deputies attempted to speak to the man, but he ran away from the authorities.

Deputies discovered an abandoned camp with a “smoldering campfire.”

A suspect is described as a Caucasian man in his 40s to 50s. He was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt and blue jeans. “At this time we don’t believe the man to be a threat to the public but would like to locate and speak with him regarding the abandoned campsite,” authorities say.

Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office asks anyone who may have seen this man or have details about the incident to call at (435) 654-1411.


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