Lanes reopening on eastbound I-80 near Lake Point in Tooele County

Photo: UDOT

TOOELE COUNTY, July 7, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — A wildfire caused eastbound lanes to close on Interstate 80 near milepost 100 for a few hours Sunday.

Firefighters reportedly have the blaze under control now and the road is reopening as the smoke dissipates.

Utah Department of Transportation is reporting an estimated clearance time of 8 p.m.

No information is currently available as to how the fire started or how large an area it has burned.

Gephardt Daily will update this story as more details become known.


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