Crews battle heat, rising winds as Brian Head Fire nears 43,000 acres | The Salt Lake Tribune

Sizzling hot, windy weather had crews sweltering and scrambling Monday as they tried to capitalize on hard-won weekend progress against southern Utah’s still out-of-control Brian Head Fire. More than 1,100 firefighters opened a second week of battle against the human-caused blaze near the namesake Iron County ski resort, which at 43,436 acres remained the largest active wildfire in the nation.

Source: Crews battle heat, rising winds as Brian Head Fire nears 43,000 acres | The Salt Lake Tribune

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