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Officials say 13 homes destroyed in Summit County fire

Wanship • The Rockport 5 Fire in Summit County gained speed Wednesday as afternoon winds fanned flames and raised new questions about when evacuees could return home.
A staging area for journalists was evacuated about 3:15 p.m. as a precaution, a KUTV reporter tweeted. Flames were seen moving toward homes as air tankers dropped water and retardant.
The fire has destroyed 13 homes, 20 outbuildings and several vehicles have been destroyed. More than 250 homes remain evacuated. Fire crews hoped m...