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Several Fires are Burning Across the State

Several Fires are Burning Across the State

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Image courtesy of Terry Willis(KSL News) At least five other fires are burning across Utah.

The Mathis Fire burning near the Carbon County community of Kenilworth is estimated to be 12,000 acres and growing. It started with a lightning strike Friday afternoon. More than a 100 firefighters are working there.

Several Fires are Burning Across the State

Farther south near the Emery County town of Ferron, the Jungle Fire has burned more than 5,000 acres. It began as a prescribed burn that got out of control. It is now 85 percent contained. And two fires are burning just south of the border on the Arizona strip.

Several Fires are Burning Across the State

The Black Rock Gulch Fire is a lightning-caused fire that has grown to 13,700 acres and is only 10 percent contained. And the Slide Fire is 6,000 acres and 40 percent contained.

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