Wildfire rages, threatens homes near Willard in Box Elder County

Crews from Box Elder County and the surrounding area are fighting a raging wildfire Friday night, working to keep the inferno from reaching homes in nearby Willard. Photo: Gephardt Daily/Nancy VanValkenburg

WILLARD, Utah, June 9, 2017 (Gephardt Daily) — Crews from Box Elder County and the surrounding area are fighting a raging wildfire Friday night.

The flames, driven by strong winds, have turned about 50 acres into an inferno that firefighters are working hard to contain. The goal is to get the fire out and keep area homes from becoming involved.

Gephardt Daily will provide updates as more information becomes available.

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