Crews fight wildfire along I-80 in Tooele County

Two fires about a mile apart in Tooele County are visible in this photo from Utah Department of Transportation.

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah, Sept. 12, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — Crews from Tooele and Unified fire departments were on the scene of two wildfires in the area of Lakepoint Junction late Tuesday.

The dual blazes, about a mile apart along Interstate 80, were first reported a little after 8 p.m. and by 9 p.m. had already consumed 15-20 acres each.

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Early Wednesday morning, Northern Utah Interagency Fire Center indicated that the fire had spread across 120 acres.

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

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