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Courtesy of Box Elder County Firefighters

New wildfire closes I-84 in Box Elder County

By Ashley Imlay, KSL | Posted - Aug. 3, 2018 at 10:17 p.m.


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TREMONTON, Box Elder County — A quickly spreading wildfire that ignited in Box Elder County on Friday afternoon closed I-84 from Snowville to Tremonton.

Both directions of I-84 were closed between the two towns, according to the Utah Department of Transportation.

The fire, which started about 4:30 p.m., was burning 7,000 acres by late evening, state fire officials said.

Officials reported no containment of the blaze late Friday. No evacuations were ordered.

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