CENTRAL, Utah (ABC4) – A blaze at night has forced some 90 families to flee their homes Monday morning.
It is called. “Deuel Creek Fire” Centralville police say the blaze broke out just after 11pm on Sunday night in the lower east of the center.
As the fire continued to spread, 89 homes were evacuated. Southwest winds continue to blow and threaten residents. The evacuation order was issued at 6:00 p.m.
The fire has spread to 100 hectares of land, and zero percent of it is under control, he said. Utah Fire Information.
The cause of the fire is still being investigated but officials said: We work with fire investigators to find out the cause.
The mayor of Centralville canceled the July 4th Parade and Freedom Run event due to road closures and fire hazards.
Officials said no homes or vehicles were damaged in the blaze. Officials have confirmed that a helicopter will soon arrive to assist firefighting efforts.
There are currently several fire and police departments, search and rescue personnel and many other agencies on the scene.
Authorities are urging residents to stay away from the area so that firefighters can continue their work.
Although all displaced residents are allowed to return home, all fire extinguishers in the area remain closed.
ABC4 will update this story for more information.