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Wildfire evacuations ordered for neighborhood near Marysvale

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Posted at 10:36 PM, Jun 05, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-06 08:58:54-04

Map shows temporary road closures. The pink area is the Box Creek Fire boundary.

MARYSVALE, Utah — An evacuation order was posted for summer homes and cabins in the Monroe Meadows area nine miles northeast of Marysvale on Tuesday.

The Box Creek Fire in central Utah has grown to nearly 250 acres according to the U.S. Forest Service. Theyissued the evacuation order for residentsin the area where the wildfire is threatening structures there.

Many forest roads have been closed because of the fire danger.

There are six wildfires burning in Utah currently. Details on all Utah wildfires can be found at utahfireinfo.gov.