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Wildfire Updates: Evacuation order canceled for Millcreek Canyon

By Jen Riess, KSL.com | Updated - Jul. 11, 2020 at 9:19 p.m. | Posted - Jul. 11, 2020 at 5:24 p.m.



SALT LAKE CITY — Unified Fire Authority officials have canceled an evacuation order issued Saturday evening for Millcreek Canyon due to the Crestwood Fire.

Officials said while the Crestwood Fire, which started late in the day, quickly grew from about 2-3 acres in size to approximately 10-15 acres, fire crews were able to reach 10% containment on the blaze by 8:45 p.m.

Two helicopters and 2 single-engine air tankers were assisting with the fire response, as were multiple crews from Unified Fire Authority, Salt Lake City Fire Department and South Salt Lake Fire Department.

Two other fires started in Tooele County Saturday afternoon. For more information, check out the blog below.

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Saturday, 10:01 pm

Pony Fire 100% contained

Saturday, 08:43 pm

Poverty Point Fire started by use of firearms

Saturday, 08:07 pm

Evacuations ordered for Millcreek Canyon

Saturday, 07:08 pm

Brush fire starts near Eastwood Elementary in Millcreek

Saturday, 5:24 pm

2 new fires started in Tooele County

Jen Riess

KSL Weather Forecast