St. George, Utah (AP) The 12,000 acre Blue Springs Fire
in southwestern Utah was contained Monday and the 11,000 acre Diamond Complex Fire remains at 95% percent containment.
It is expected to be fully contained Tuesday. Many firefighters were still on duty Monday night to handle any blazes started by fireworks.
50 firefighters, aided by eight engines, two single–engine
air tanks, a heavy air tanker and a heavy helicopter kept a
fireworks–ignited fire on the Arizona border to 25 acres.
The blaze was on the southeast side of Interstate 15 near exit 27 in Arizona.
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