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County Sheriff’s Report

A crew battled a wildfire Wednesday afternoon that scorched roughly an acre of land in Echo. Nobody was injured in the blaze.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, Summit County Fire Warden Bryce Boyer said.

"The likelihood is that it was fireworks that started it," Boyer said. "We found used fireworks and then the pattern of the burn led me to believe that it was most likely started from those."

No structures were damaged in the fire, which burned near the Echo Frontage Road.

"We were there from about 12:30 p.m. to almost 5 o’clock," Boyer said.

Firefighters from the North Summit Fire District helped crews contain the blaze within about an hour.

Other calls received recently by emergency dispatchers included:

Two hikers were found after they were reported missing in the Uinta Mountains east of Kamas July 4 at 10:50 p.m.

A Henefer man reported a case of vandalism to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office July 4 at 9:31 p.m. He said somebody broke his windshield.

A case of vandalism was reported from Summit Park July 4 at 3:17 p.m. A woman said somebody damaged the convertible top of her vehicle.

A caller from Ogden said items were stolen when two vehicles were burglarized in the North Summit area July on 4.

A Salt Lake County man said his Ford van was burglarized while he fished near Judd Lane on July 4.

A motorist was investigated for driving under the influence on July 3 at about 9:10 p.m.

A sheep and lamb were loose near the U.S. Post office in Oakley July 3 at 4:59 p.m.

A man was injured near Henefer when he crashed on a motorcycle July 3 at about 4:20 p.m.

On July 3, a caller said a house on Crestview Drive in Summit Park had been vandalized.

No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic crash at Kimball Junction that involved a Subaru Outback and Jeep Liberty July 3 at 3:28 p.m.

A domestic dispute was reported to the Sheriff’s Office from the South Summit area July 3 at 1:46 a.m.

No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic crash at Kimball Junction that involved a Nissan Titan and Ford Windstar July 1 at 7:04 p.m.

A group of women allegedly stole items from the Nike store at Kimball Junction July 1 at 2:35 p.m.

A horse was loose on the road near the rodeo grounds in Kamas July 1 at 12:16 a.m.

A case of domestic violence was reported to the Sheriff’s Office from the South Summit area June 30 at 3:42 p.m.

A business owner in Coalville reported a case of vandalism June 30. Somebody damaged the sign at the establishment.

A neighbor near Rasmussen Road in Southridge complained about fireworks on June 28 at 11:11 p.m.

No injuries were reported as a result of a traffic accident at Kimball Junction that involved a Hyundai and Subaru June 28 at 12:30 p.m.

On June 28, a caller from the Hoytsville area said tires on an all terrain vehicle had been slashed.


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