Brush fire burning near Snow Canyon High School in St. George

ST. GEORGE, Utah — Firefighters are battling a brush fire in a field near Snow Canyon High School in St. George, the St. George News reported.

Firefighters from St. George Fire Department were dispatched to the fire just before 8 p.m. in the field between Tuweap Drive and Lava Flow Drive. They were still trying to extinguish the blaze as of 8:50 p.m.

Tuweap Drive is closed to all traffic in the area of the fire.

A St. George News reporter on scene reports large flames and firefighters in brush trucks dousing the blaze.

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A fire burns in a field near Snow Canyon High in St. George, Utah, May 7, 2018 | Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News