Fire near Fruitland damages 3 structures, 24 others threatened, Highway 40 reopened

Utah Wildfires

DUCHESNE COUNTY, Utah (ABC4 News)- A new fire has started in Utah, this time near Fruitland, according to Utah Fire Info.

Resources are battling the #6400Fire. Now estimated at 225 acres and is 0% contained. One primary residence and two outbuildings have been destroyed, 24 other primary structures threatened however forward progression has been stopped.

The fire is located in Duchesne County near Fruitland, south of Hwy 40, and headed east. Highway 40 was closed temporarily but it has since been reopened.

Evacuations have not yet been ordered. An updated will be provided once additional information is released.

Cause currently unknown.

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