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Wildfire destroys buildings in Duchesne County

Wildfire destroys buildings in Duchesne County

By Erin Alberty and Nate Carlisle
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Jun 25, 2012 08:06PM MDT

A wildfire has destroyed buildings and is moving toward other structures in Duchesne County.
The Church Camp fire increased in size tenfold during Monday afternoon and evening, reaching 1,000 acres as of 7:30 p.m. as it burned 19 miles southwest of Duchesne near U.S Highway 191 in Argyle Canyon.
“We saw some pretty extreme fire behavior with the wind behind it,” said Louis J. Haynes, spokesman for the Ashley National Forest. “There was alignment with the wind, fuels and slope.”
Fire crews ident...

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