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Wildfire near American Fork Canyon contained at 2 acres

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Posted at 12:15 PM, Sep 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-05 17:10:09-04

CEDAR HILLS, Utah – Fire crews have contained a wildfire in American Fork Canyon at two acres after the flames forced precautionary evacuations to recreationists Monday afternoon.

The Mahogany Fire was was burning mid-slope in an easterly direction and heading toward the Mahogany Mountain ridge top. No structures were threatened.

The Forest Service called in one helicopter and two engines to battle the blaze. Since its containment, the precautionary evacuations have been lifted.