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Wildfire in southern Utah 50% contained



Washington County, Utah – After a new wildfire broke out near Toquerville Sunday afternoon, fire crews are battling fire flames.

According to Hurricane Valley Fire & Rescue, it was dubbed the “Toquerville Falls Fire” and was estimated at 20 acres later in the evening.

As of 7 p.m., the fire was 50 percent contained.

Two small-engine air tankers and two heavy air tankers responded and dropped fire retardant.

On Monday, crews will monitor the fire overnight and continue working to contain it.


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