UPDATE: Wildfire near Brian Head continues to spread

Additional firefighters are headed to a southwestern Utah ski town that has been evacuated ahead of a growing wildfire.

The blaze near Brian Head has destroyed one building and grew to about 1.5 square miles by Sunday morning.

Some 750 residents and visitors have been evacuated. No injuries have been reported.

Fire officials tell The Spectrum of St. George that the fire started as a man-made debris fire. The details are under investigation.

About 115 firefighters were fighting the blaze, with more expected on Sunday.

The Federal Aviation Administration issued flight restrictions around the fire Saturday for all but firefighting aircraft.

Two other fires were burning Sunday in Utah, one in Uintah County and one in Piute County.

Cedar Breaks National Monument remained open Sunday.


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