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Crews Reach Containment On New Washington Co. Wildfire

Jul 11, 2021, 9:53 PM | Updated: Jul 12, 2021, 6:30 pm
(Mindy Bundy)...
(Mindy Bundy)
(Mindy Bundy)

GUNLOCK, Utah — Crews have reached 100% containment on a wildfire that sparked Sunday night in Washington County.

The Sand Cove Fire burned 21 acres before firefighters were able to get the upper hand, according to state fire officials.

Dispatch said the blaze was moving quickly Sunday night because of the wind.

The fire caused power outages in the Gunlock area.

Luckily, no structures were threatened.

The cause remains under investigation.

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