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Three wildfires continue to burn on Utah lands

Three wildfires continue to burn on Utah lands

By Jessica Miller
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Jul 20, 2012 04:35PM MDT

Though the Baboon Fire was declared contained four days ago, flames appeared again Friday and burned an additional 1,500 acres of land.
The initial fire was lightning-sparked and blackened over 19,000 acres in Beaver County after it began July 13. Officials said they aren’t sure if Friday’s flames ignited from smoldering embers or if it was a new fire in the same area.
“We don’t know if it was the original Baboon Fire flaring up again, or what the deal is,” said Nick Howell, information officer...

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