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Hot winds fuel wildfire in Dixie National Forest

Hot winds fuel wildfire in Dixie National Forest



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BOULDER, Utah (AP) -- Utah's second wildfire of the season has quickly flared up across 500 acres in Dixie National Forest.

The Bear Creek fire is burning ponderosa pines, about seven miles north of Boulder, with flames shooting as high as 70 feet.

Dixie spokesman Kenton Call says no homes or buildings are in imminent danger.

Investigators are still trying to determine the cause. The wildfire started Thursday.

Fire officials are using three helicopters, two airplanes, four fire engines and a handful of ground crews.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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