Firefighters on Wednesday night continued efforts to contain the so-called Black Pine Fire in northern Utah near the border with Idaho. In a tweet around 10:00 p.m., Utah Fire Info. said, the wildfire was 40% contained. Eighty-five personnel, including federal, state, and local, were assigned to the firefighting efforts. Utah Fire Info. said the wildfire had "isolated interior torching with minimal creeping & smoldering" as crews continued to secure the line.
As of Wednesday afternoon, the fire had consumed 563 acres, according to officials.