New wildfire sparked off Highway 28 just south of Levan

Jun 19, 2021, 5:50 PM | Updated: 8:20 pm
Courtesy Utah Fire Info....
Courtesy Utah Fire Info.

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah Wildfire Information announced a new wildfire Saturday afternoon that sparked just off Highway 28 south of Levan.

It announced it as the #MM17Fire and officials say it is at 150-plus acres as of 8:00 PM.

The cause of the fire is not yet determined, but crews are present to begin suppression tactics. Utah Highway Patrol first reported the blaze at 2:00 PM Saturday.

This is breaking story and will be updated as more information is gathered.

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New wildfire sparked off Highway 28 just south of Levan