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The Big Hollow Fire on July 17, 2020
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Firewatch: 8 Active Wildfires In Utah On Sunday

The Big Hollow Fire on July 17, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – There were eight active wildfires burning Sunday in the state, and two previously active fires have reportedly been put out, according to Utah Fire Info.

The Abbot Fire in Duchesne County, which began July 13, has been marked as extinguished. It was caused by lightning and burned a total of 52 acres. In Weber County, the Mountain Home Fire has also been put out. The human-caused fire started July 14 and burned 78 acres.

Here’s a look at the remaining, active fires.

Three Hill Fire

The Three Hill Fire in Cache County began July 17. It has burned 20 acres and is zero percent contained. The cause of the fire is unknown.

Big Hollow Fire

In Wasatch County, the Big Hollow Fire is at 418 acres and is 76% contained. The fire began July 16, and it was human-caused. The incident is under investigation.

The Pole Canyon Fire

The Pole Canyon Fire, started July 15 in Utah County, has burned 488 acres and is 93% contained. The fire was started by someone using heavy equipment.

Allen Fire

The Allen Fire in Daggett County has burned 40 acres and is 90% contained. The cause is unknown.

Split Fire

In Uintah County, the lightning-caused Split Fire has burned 37 acres and is 0% contained.

Big Summit Fire

Burning on the west side of Iron County, the Big Summit Fir has burned 8,453 acres and is 34% contained. Evacuations in the Hamlin Valley area have been lifted. The fire began July 13, and the cause is unknown.

Veyo West Fire

The Veyo West Fire, burning in Washington County, has burned 2,618 acres and is 90% contained. The fire, which began July 13, was human-caused and the incident is under investigation.

Turkey Farm Road Fire

Also in Washington County, the Turkey Farm Road Fire has burned 11,993 acres and is 75% contained. The fire was started July 13 by illegal fireworks. Authorities are asking anyone with information about the people responsible for the fire to contact the tip line at 775-355-5337.

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