Wildfires – Utah, USA

A wildfire burning near the Box Elder County town of Willard continued to grow Saturday but was no longer threatening homes or structures, authorities said.

Meanwhile, a blaze near Vernal burned about 885 acres by Saturday. It initially threatened dozens of homes before moving in a different direction. As of Saturday evening, the fire was 30 percent contained.

A pair of fires were burning in the Dixie National Forest north of the town of Pine Valley in southeast Utah. The North Fire was about 492 acres as of noon Saturday.

A number of smaller fires were contained.


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