New fire threatens structures in Juab County

Wildfires 2020

UPDATE JUNE 30TH: According to the Utah Fire Info twitter, the Powerline Fire in Juab County near Mona is 50 percent contained and is mapped at 703 acres.

The crews are focusing on extinguishing sources of heat along the western flank and further securing containment lines.

JUAB COUNTY (ABC4 News) – Utah fire officials reported a new fire in Juab County near Mona Monday evening.

Officials said the Powerline Fire is estimated at 1,000 acres and growing rapidly.

A natural gas power plant, high voltage lines, and a large commercial tomato greenhouse are threatened, according to officials.

Click here to download the ABC4 Utah News app for the first alerts on your phone. Sign up for the ABC4 Utah breaking news and daily newsletters.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.