Homes evacuated after fire breaks out in Wasatch County

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Courtesy: Wasatch County Fire

(UPDATE: 5/31/21, 8:00 P.M.)

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – Wasatch County Fire officials now say the fire is 45% contained.

The actual size of the fire was determined to be 21 acres. Firefighters will continue to monitor the fire throughout the night.

The Wasatch County Fire Department posted a video of the scene to their Facebook page Monday evening.

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah (ABC4) – What started as a controlled burn at a home quickly turned into a large fire, forcing the evacuations of several homes in Wasatch County.

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According to Janet Carson with the Wasatch County Fire Department, eight homes were evacuated in the area of 4800 E. to 5700 E.

At 6:30 p.m., the Wasatch County Fire District lifted the evacuation orders.

The fire, which officials say was human-caused, has now spread to 50 acres in size.

Officials say the fire is currently 5% contained, but it is expected to be fully contained by Tuesday morning.

The public is advised to stay away from the area.

This is a developing story. It will be updated as more information becomes available.

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