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Wildfire forces evacuations in Tooele County
First Published Jul 21 2014 04:52 pm • Last Updated Jul 22 2014 08:59 am

A wildfire forced evacuations and was threatening a gun range east of Tooele City.

The Anaconda fire had burned more than 50 acres as of 4:30 p.m. Monday, and was being spread by shifting winds, fire officials reported. Residents on Churchwood Lane were evacuated to an LDS church at 751 North 520 East.

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This is the second time in two weeks a wildfire has forced evacuations in Tooele County. Some residents of Stockton were forced out of their homes Wednesday when a wildfire damaged three homes and destroyed the roof of one of the town’s water tanks.

The Tribune will report further information as it becomes available.




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