Navajo Nation fire threatens sacred mountain

A fire on the Navajo Nation is threatening the sacred Navajo Nation in southeastern Utah.

The fire has burned 3,000 acres on the east side of the mountain. About 600 people face danger, although no evacuations have been ordered.

Lighting sparked the fire last Saturday. About 450 people are fighting the blaze.

Get the Story:
Wildfire rages over sacred Navajo land (The Salt Lake Tribune 6/16)

Relevant Links:
Navajo Nation - http://www.navajo.org

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