WILDFIRE

New wildfire sparks near Wasatch Mountain State Park

Jun 10, 2021, 4:09 PM | Updated: 4:35 pm

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Julie Beekman and Sam Hubert walk in City Creek Canyon in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Utah faces increased wildfire risk as 100% of the state is in drought with 90% in extreme drought. Kristin Murphy, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY – A new wildfire sparked near Wasatch Mountain State Park Thursday. Fire authorities are calling the blaze the Pine Canyon Fire.

Evacuations were underway for the Oak Loop Campground. No other information has been released.

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