Utah fire burns 500 acres, thousands lose electricity

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

HEBER, Utah (KKCO) The Colorado wildfire season has slowed down, but our neighbors to the west aren't faring as well. Officials are now calling the wildfire near the Jordanelle Reservoir the "Fox Den" fire. It began as three smaller fires Saturday afternoon, and because of high winds quickly burned 200 acres. Some areas are under a mandatory evacuation order, and the Red Cross is assisting residents. At one point Saturday night some 2,000 people were without electricity. So far no structures are reported burned. The fire is now about 5% contained.

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