NEW HARMONY, Washington County — A fast-moving wildfire is burning east of town and homes are being evacuated. Highway 144 has been closed until further notice.

The fire broke out at about 1:50 p.m. west of I-15. It is estimated to have burned over 30 acres of cheatgrass and mixed brush thus far, as well as one unoccupied structure and a vehicle, according to officials.

Local and Bureau of Land Management fire agencies are at the scene. No injuries have been reported.

Wendy Leonard

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