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Wildfire updates: Goose Creek Fire grows to nearly 120K acres

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SALT LAKE CITY — Firefighters battled steep and often inaccessible terrain Monday to try and contain the Goose Creek Fire in Box Elder County.

Nevada's China Jim Fire and the Goose Creek Fire combined Sunday evening, forming a single massive fire (now referred to as the Goose Creek Fire) that was measured at about 118,000 acres Monday afternoon.

At the same time, crews in Summit County worked tirelessly to slow the newly sparked Tollgate Fire. By Monday evening, the blaze had consumed 287 acres, fire officials said.

Take a look below to see the latest updates on these and other wildfires burning across the state.

Monday, 10:32pm

Goose Creek Fire has burned nearly 120,000 acres, officials say

Monday, 10:01pm

Tollgate Fire (Summit County) measured at 287 acres

Monday, 07:44pm

Evacuated Summit County residents allowed to return home

Monday, 06:27pm

Tollgate Fire (Summit County) more than triples in size

Monday, 04:52pm

Refuge Fire in Weber County

Monday, 04:26pm

4 homes evacuated as brushfire in Summit County continues to burn

Monday, 04:15pm

Goose Creek Fire burns 118,000 acres

Monday, 02:26pm

New brush fire closes Tollgate Canyon Road in Summit County

Monday, 12:06pm

Cove Creek Fire in Millard County grows by more than 200 acres

Monday, 11:02am

Pole Canyon Fire burning in Wayne County

Monday, 06:25am

Goose Creek Fire in Box Elder County

Monday, 06:05pm

Sunday's fire coverage: Merging wildfires threaten small Utah town

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