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Fire near Kiegley Quarry

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Lightning strike near Genola causes an 8 - 10 acre fire

On Thursday, July 23, 2202 Central Dispatch with the Sheriff's Office received a call regarding a fire just south of Kiegley Quarr near Genola. Santaquin, Genola and Utah County's fire units responded at approximately 2:17 P.M. The fire has spread to approximately 8 - 10 acres. As of 3:30 P.M. the fire was reported to be contained. At approximately 4:15 P.M. fire crews contacted dispatch and reported that the fire was out of control requesting addittional resources. The Forest Service along with Payson and Spanish Fork Fire Departments have been requested. Winds have picked up to 20 m.p.h. plus... Sgt. Dennis Harris-Public Information Officer-Utah County Sheriff Office