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Crews contain 5 acre fire in Millcreek

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Posted at 4:07 PM, Aug 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-05 21:23:15-04

MILLCREEK, Utah — Fire crews were able to contain a five acre fire that burned in Millcreek Thursday.

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No evacuations were ordered after the Millcreek Wildland Fire started around 3:30 p.m. off Plateau Drive.

Officials say 40 Unified firefighters responded to the fire, along with two single engine air tankers that were able to secure the edges of the wildfire.

Video shared by the Unified Fire Authority showed one of the air tankers flying close to homes in the area.

After the fire was contained and firefighters turned off hydrants, it created a "water hammer." So much water pressure built behind fire hydrants broke through three water mains in the neighborhood, according to water utility crews at the scene.

Crews say to expect six to eight hours before water is restored in the area.

Millcreek neighborhood water shut off after water main breaks