Fire off I-15 in Cedar City now out

Fire off I-15 in Cedar City now out

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CEDAR CITY -- A fire burning in southern Utah is out, but firefighters are still keeping a close eye on the area.

The flames scorched dry grass right off the freeway near Cedar City. Fire crews had to shut down I-15 for about two hours Tuesday afternoon while they fought the blaze. They also evacuated some nearby businesses.

Firefighters were able to douse the fire but stayed to watch hotspots.

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