Homes, campgrounds evacuated after fire breaks out in Summit County

    Monviso Fire (Photo: Scott Lawton)

    UPDATE: 6/22/18, 11:00 a.m. -- The Monviso Fire in Summit County has burned 65 acres and forced the evacuations of 6 homes and 3 to 4 campsites, according to Jason Curry of Utah Division Foresty Fire State Lands.

    There is no updated as far as the containment of the fire.

    (KUTV) — Homes and campgrounds have been evacuated after a fire broke out in Summit County on Thursday.

    The fire had burned nearly 50 acres and was zero percent contained as of 8 p.m. on Thursday, according to a tweet from Utah wildfire officials. Officials are calling it the Monviso Fire, after a nearby evacuated subdivision.

    Helicopters, air tankers and hot shots were dispatched to contain the blaze. Officials say two more crews and two additional helicopters are expected to arrive Friday morning.

    The Monviso Fire is visible fro the Mirror Lake Highway, officials say.

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