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MAESER, Utah (ABC4)-UPDATED-300 acres have burned along Highway 121, which is closed. The fire is being driven because of the strong southwestward winds. 

Uintah County Sheriff’s Office ordered an evacuation for residents of Yellow Hill subdivision, which is west of Maeser, because of a wildfire along Road 121. Residents of Painted Hills subdivision are on notice and may be forced to evacuate.

No structures have been damaged. The cause of the fire is unknown. 

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