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New fire breaks out on Y Mountain in Provo

Sep 23, 2022, 6:40 PM
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PROVO, Utah — A new fire was reported Friday evening on Y Mountain in Provo.

Jeanie Atherton, of the Provo Fire Department, says her department has received a report of a fire on U.S. Forest Property. Provo fire crews have gotten a visual of the fire and have notified the U.S. Forest Service, which is sending in crews. 

Atherton says dispatch has received lots of calls about the fire. She is asking those who may see the fire to not call because it ties up their lines. The fire was first reported at 5:16 p.m.

 

The size of the fire or the cause of it has yet to be determined.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available. 

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New fire breaks out on Y Mountain in Provo