Curious raccoon sparks grass fire in Weber County
RIVERDALE, Utah – Investigators say a raccoon is to blame for a grass fire near I-84 and Riverdale Rd. in Weber County.
The fire started at about 3. a.m.; it took firefighters about 20 minutes to get it under control.
Riverdale Fire said the raccoon climbed up a power pole, got shocked by the power line and caught fire.
The raccoon fell to the ground and sparked a grass fire.
Nobody was hurt, other than the raccoon.