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Several Fires Continue to Burn In Utah

Several Fires Continue to Burn In Utah



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Amanda Butterfield Reporting Five other fires are burning across the state with no relief in site.

The Dakota Hills Complex Fire in Zion National Park has burned over 8,300 acres since Monday and shows no sign of containment.

Dakota Hills Fire
Dakota Hills Fire

It's made of two fires; one on the North side of the park near Orderville Canyon, and the other is south of Lava point. 350 residents from Kolob Terrace and Chamberlin Ranch have been evacuated.

The Radio Fire, burning 15 miles southwest of St. George, has scorched over 7,000 acres since Wednesday.

In Iron County, near the Nevada border, the Paradise Fire has burned 5,000 acres and is threatening 18 homes. Three structures have been destroyed and the Hamlin Valley area has been evacuated.

Several Fires Continue to Burn In Utah

Two fires are also burning in Tooele County. Crews are concerned about the Kimball fire that grew from 450 to 5,600 acres overnight. No evacuations have been issued, and the fire is 10 percent contained.

Officials say all of the fires, except the Salt Creek Fire near Nephi, have been caused by lightening.

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