- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 5, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Firefighters made good progress Tuesday battling a small wildfire in northern Utah that may have started by sparks from a train.

Weber Fire District Marshal Brandon Thueson said Tuesday the blaze was 70 percent contained as of Tuesday afternoon. It has burned less than 1 square mile in Weber Canyon southeast of Ogden on a steep, rugged hillside.

No homes were threatened.

Thueson said fire investigators are working to determine the cause, but he said it started Monday afternoon around the time a train passed through the area.

Thueson said a large helicopter dumping water was key Tuesday in fighting the blaze.


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