Lightning starts wildfire south of St. George

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ST. GEORGE (News4Utah)- Another wildfire started Sunday evening in southern Utah.

Officials say the fire was reported just after 5 p.m. 15 miles south of St. George. They say lightning is to blame.

The fire, dubbed the Mokaac Fire, has consumed 1,650 acres and is 80 percent contained as of Tuesday.

At this time they say no structures are threatened.

Crews are asking the public to use caution when driving on the 1069 Quail Road and to avoid the 1038 road altogether.

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