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Emergency utility repair closes Ogden Canyon after downed power lines spark fire

Posted at 6:50 PM, May 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-16 23:37:01-04

Update: State Route 39 was reopened but has been closed for an emergency utility repair, according to UDOT.

Original story continues below.

OGDEN CANYON, Utah — A fire from downed power lines closed state Route 39 at the mouth of Ogden Canyon, according to the Utah Department of Transportation.

UDOT said in a tweet the road is closed in both directions at mileposts 8 and 15 because of the fire and downed lines.

There is currently no estimated opening time for the road.

This is a developing story. It will be updated as new information becomes available.