SALT LAKE CITY — A fire threatened several homes in Herriman Wednesday before moving away from the city later Wednesday evening.
Another fire in Juab County grew more than 1,000 acres Wednesday, prompting evacuations in nearby Utah County later Wednesday evening.
Evacuation orders in the Rose Canyon area in Herriman will be lifted at 9 p.m., Herriman City officials reported Wednesday evening. By 8 p.m., no homes were threatened and no injuries had been reported, Unified fire officials said.
A resident digging with a backhoe accidentally struck a power box, which sparked the fire, officials said.
A field fire sparked Wednesday afternoon near 3005 S. 1030 West in South Salt Lake. A bus bridge was briefly activated between Redwood Junction and the River Trail stops on the TRAX Green Line because the fire was near the tracks, according to Utah Transit Authority.
The trains were back to running on a normal schedule by 4 p.m., according to UTA.
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