Crews work to contain brush fire near I-80

KUTV FILE PHOTO of wildfire flames

(KUTV) — Crews responded to reports of a wildfire on the south side of Interstate 80 near the Salt Lake-Tooele County line.

Firefighters said the call came in at about 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

The fire is near mile marker 102 on I-80 and is burning largely on Rio Tinto Kennicott property.

Flames were visible for about a half-mile stretch of the interstate on Tuesday evening.

Fire crews from Unified Fire Authority, Tooele and West Valley City responded.

The fire was visible from the interstate, but was not affecting traffic at last report.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

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