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Teens charged in connection with Traverse Fire

The fire forced the evacuations of at least 42 homes in the Traverse Mountain area of Lehi and Alpine. Photo: Stephanie Avis, KSL TV

SALT LAKE CITY — Two teenagers have been charged with reckless burning, setting off fireworks in a restricted area, and the possession of illegal fireworks in connection with the Traverse Fire that started on Traverse Mountain in Lehi, Utah at the end of June.

A spokeswoman for Lehi City says the teenagers are not from Lehi.

Melanie Hansen said the estimated cost of the Traverse Mountain fire is now $415,000.

Residents of three housing developments in Lehi were evacuated overnight because of the Traverse Fire. In all, about 100 homes were evacuated.

 

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