Utah avalanche – ‘One buried and others feared trapped’ on Square Top Mountain

ONE person has been buried and others are feared to be trapped under snow after an avalanche on Square Top Mountain.

The natural disaster broke out outside a ski resort in Summit County Utah today.

The Summit County Sheriff's office has confirmed that one person has been buried in the snow.

"There is one confirmed burial. It is unknown if there are any other people involved. The area is extremely unstable and rescuers are working to get into the area safely."

According to an eyewitness: "Avalanche debris went over 1,000ft down the base of the slope."

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