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More Containment on Wildfire North of Vernal

WILDFIRE CREWS ARE HEMMING IN THAT BLAZE NORTH OF VERNAL... NOW CALLING IT 75 PERCENT CONTAINED.

FIRE OFFICIALS SAY CREWS ARE NOW WORKING TO SECURE THE REST OF THE PERIMETER, OF THE 5-SQUARE-MILE FIRE, IN NORTHEASTERN UTAH.

THE BLAZE HAS DESTROYED A HOME AND TWO SUMMER CABINS.

IT'S CAUSE IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION.

STEINAKER STATE PARK IS NOW OPEN AGAIN, TO THE PUBLIC. IT HAD BEEN CLOSED, WHEN FIRE CREWS WERE USING IT, AS A STAGING AREA.

 

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