A wildfire ignited by lightning is burning approximately 65 miles south of St. George, Utah.
The fire started on May 1, 2019 and said to have destroyed 72 acres.
It is named the Slide Fire.
It is being managed as a resource benefit.
The incident is staffed by seven personnel along with a single fire effects monitor.
Future weather reports indicate wetting rain is in the forecast which is great news for crews on-scene.
No injuries have been reported.
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