Human-caused East Canyon Fire burns over 500 acres in Morgan County

  • Source: KSTU-TV FOX 13 Salt Lake City
  • Published: 06/09/2021 12:00 AM

VIDEO: A wildfire that began Tuesday morning just outside East Canyon State Park has quickly grown to 500 acres and is 0% contained, while evacuations were ordered as the fire threatened ranch homes and power lines. Fire officials say two families have been evacuated. Crews knocked on the doors of eight other cabins, but no one was inside. No other evacuations are expected. The East Canyon Fire began around 10:30 a.m. and is growing rapidly due to heavy winds which are pushing the fire up the canyon. Swan Workman lives across Highway 66 from the fire. He said his brother and parents, who live in two different houses up the highway, had to evacuate quickly.


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