Breaking: Avalanche in Millcreek Canyon’s Alexander Basin may have buried 5, UPD says

Millcreek Canyon Avalanche
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MILLCREEK CANYON, Utah, Feb. 6, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Unified Police officials say an avalanche in the Millcreek Canyon area may have buried five people.

“Avalanche Alexander Basin. 5 people possibly buried, unknown condition,” says a UPD tweet issued at 12:29 p.m. Saturday.

Three Life Flight helicopters have been dispatched to the scene.

The Alexander Basin Trail traverses a ridge known as Gobblers Knob which separates  Millcreek from Big Cottonwood Canyon.

Gephardt Daily will have more information on this developing story as details are released.


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