Air and ground crews head to ‘Apple Fire’ in Washington County

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WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah, June 8, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — Air and ground resources are responding to a new wildfire, this one west of Apple Valley in Washington County.

Named the “Apple Fire,” it was estimated at 80 acres at about 9:45 p.m., up from 50 acres roughly an hour earlier, according to Utah Fire Info tweets Monday night.

One structure has been confirmed as damaged, and five other are reported as being threatened.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Gephardt Daily will update this story as more information becomes available.

Apple Fire in Washington County. Image courtesy Utah Fire Info

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