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Road and land closures ordered for Faust Fire

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Public land and roadways administered by the Bureau of Land Management near a wildfire 60 miles southwest of Salt Lake City are being closed until the blaze is controlled.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Public land and roadways administered by the Bureau of Land Management near a wildfire 60 miles southwest of Salt Lake City are being closed until the blaze is controlled.
   
Authorities say the closures will be in effect beginning Friday. The Faust Fire south of Terra in Tooele County has burned 35.3 square miles and it's 45 percent contained.
   
The wildfire was started by lightning on Aug. 5.
   
Violating the closure order is punishable by a fine of up $1,000 and up to a year in prison.
   
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Information on the road closures: http://www.utahfireinfo.gov

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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