Evacuations Near Diamond Campground Due to Fire
SPANISH FORK, Utah – A fire burning near the Diamond Campground is causing evacuations in the area for campers and hunters in the Monks Hollow area. No cabins or vacation homes ended up being evacuated as no structures are threatened.
Saturday 6 p.m.
— Utah Fire Info (@UtahWildfire) October 27, 2019
#uwcnf #Diamondfire, hunters and recreationists are being evacuated from the Monks Hollow area in Diamond Fork Canyon. Fire still approx 300 acres, burning in grass and brush. Mapleton and Spanish Fork fire personnel also on scene.
— Utah Fire Info (@UtahWildfire) October 26, 2019
Saturday 3 p.m.
Evacuations are underway slightly north of Diamond Campground in the Wanrhodes Creek area in Diamond Fork due to a fire that has already spread to 20 acres, Utah County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Spencer Cannon said.
The Diamond Campground is located in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest.
The call about the fire went out around 2:10 p.m., Cannon said.
He said the evacuations are for cabins, campers, and hunters in the Wanrhodes Creek area. Cannon was unsure of how many people were in the area.
Part of the area was also burned in the Pole Creek Fire.
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