Wildfire Spreading Rapidly on Traverse Mountain 'Started by Fireworks'

A large brush fire, estimated to have reached 150 to 200 acres, was “rapidly spreading” on Traverse Mountains near Lehi, Utah, on June 27, according to ABC4.

Utah Fire Info reported that the fire was “started by fireworks” and said “strong, gusty winds” were responsible for the rapid spread of the fire across the mountain side.

Lehi Community Emergency Response Team issued an evacuation order in a quarter mile radius in the city.

Video shows the fire burning on the mountain side from a residential area in the hills of the city of Lehi. Credit: Jeremy Roberts via Storyful