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New wildfire breaks out Monday in Duchesne County

Jun 17, 2024, 8:10 PM | Updated: Jun 18, 2024, 11:14 am

NEOLA, Duchesne County A new wildfire broke out Monday afternoon in Duchesne County, according to Utah Fire Info.

The Big Draw Fire is burning just west of Neola. Officials said there are no structures threatened as of Tuesday morning, but the residents who chose to evacuate are back home.

A total of 16 engines are on the scene, and one air tanker has been ordered.

Officials are in the process of bringing in more resources.

On Tuesday morning, Utah Fire Info reported the fire had grown to 500 acres. The cause of the fire has yet to be determined.

No other information was provided.

 

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New wildfire breaks out Monday in Duchesne County