Wildfire Grows To 4 Square Miles

The wildfire, which forced the closure of Highway 40 Tuesday afternoon near the Colorado Utah border, continued to grow yesterday, but crews were able to make progress controlling the blaze. A representative of the Uintah Basin Interagency Fire Center said, as of last night the fire had grown to close to 4 square miles, and was 40% contained. Crews expect to have full containment of the fire by sometime today.

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