Wildfire burns 983 acres in Tooele County

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TOOELE COUNTY, Utah, June 10, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — Crews are working to contain a 983-acre wildfire in Tooele County, which broke out Saturday.

Tooele County Emergency Management officials said the Horseshoe Fire, off State Route 196 near milepost 25, was first reported at approximately 4 p.m.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the fire, and no structures are currently being threatened.

SR-196, also known as Skull Valley Road, was closed for approximately three-and-a-half hours late Saturday afternoon but reopened around 7:30 p.m.

At this time officials have not estimated how much the fire is contained.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.


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