Several thousand hectares of land in Utah were destroyed by fires. At present, four different elements are raging in the region. One of the fires is most likely caused by intentional arson.
There are four major fires raging in Utah. Residents of some villages around Salt Lake City, as well as tourists staying at campsites, had to be evacuated on Monday, authorities said.
They suspect deliberate arson
According to InciWeb, the information management system for dangerous incidents across the US, the so-called Halfway Hill Fire was spotted Friday in Fishlake National Forest. As reported, by Sunday evening, he had destroyed more than 4.2 thousand hectares of forest.
Four people were arrested and charged with starting a fire, the local Salt Lake Tribune reported. According to investigators, they probably started a fire on the campsite. The flames spread very quickly. The very group of people just walked away from the scene.
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