Portion of Highway 6 closed due to fire near Goshen

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Courtesy: Utah Fire Info

UTAH COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News)- UPDATE (6/08/20)

The Elberta Fire was 100% contained Monday. The fire was mapped at 1,977 acres.

Fire crews are closing down Highway 6 west of Goshen Friday night due to a new wildfire in the area.

Utah Fire officials say the fire, named the Elberta Fire, is now 50% contained due to precipitation in the area.

The fire has been transitioned down a Type 4.

Firefighters on scene are experiencing 50+ mph winds.

The cause is under investigation.

Other fires: A new fire was reported southeast of Nephi Friday night.

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