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Crews Battling Three Wildfires In Central Utah

Jun 26, 2020, 6:47 PM | Updated: Jun 27, 2020, 4:50 pm
The Antelope and Rock Path fires burning in Beaver and Millard counties. (Utah Fire Info/Twitter)...
The Antelope and Rock Path fires burning in Beaver and Millard counties. (Utah Fire Info/Twitter)
(Utah Fire Info/Twitter)

OAK CITY, Utah – Fire crews have responded to the three wildfires burning in Central Utah.

The newest was the Canal Fire in Millard County, which had threatening power lines and structures Friday.

Its cause was unknown but officials said it was 80% contained Saturday morning and no longer threatened structures or power lines north of Oak City.

It was estimated at 200 acres.

The Canal Fire joined the Antelope and Rock Path fires, which were started by lightning in Millard and Beaver counties.

Those blazes had burned a combined 9,000 acres and crews planned to let them burn into one, large fire that will be called the Rock Path Fire.

Over 170 personnel had responded to those fires on the ground and in the air.

No structures were threatened by the Rock Path Fire but state Route 257 has been closed in the area.

The Canal Fire is burning in northern Millard County while the Antelope and Rock Path fires were burning near Beaver County. (Utah Fire Info)

Fire officials said the Canal Fire was mapped out at 450 acres and 100% contained as of 4:15 p.m. Saturday.

The Rock Path Fire reached 20,117 acres and was 25% contained as of 4:40 p.m. Saturday.

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Crews Battling Three Wildfires In Central Utah