Bob Donaldson owns a summer home near Mammoth Creek Village. He and his wife had only been there for two hours Saturday when they were asked to evacuate their home.
"We weren't even finished unloading yet," Donaldson told Cedar City News.
Before leaving, Donaldson and his wife took some of the pictures off the walls of their Bucky Dome, a geodesic dome home, originally designed by Buckminster Fuller. All Donaldson saw, he said, was a wisp of smoke to the west. Still, he decided it would be best to go.
As of Tuesday morning, the Mammoth Fire, which officials have since attributed to lightning, has grown to 709 acres and is still being listed as 0% contained.