SALT LAKE CITY — Residents in the Mt. Aire area have been advised to evacuate as air and ground resources respond to a new fire near mile marker 133 off the I-80 East bound.
The evacuation center for residents will be at Skyline High School, 3251 E. 3760 S. SLC.
Red Cross estimates the shelter will be operational at 7:45 pm.
Eastbound lanes of I-80 are now open, but the 132 and 134 exits are still closed. Drivers should use caution and be alert when driving past the fire site.
Parley’s Fire update: Mandatory evacuations of the Mt. Aire area. Structures threatened, residents are advised to leave immediately! #ParleysFire— Unified Fire (@FireAuthority) August 7, 2020
The fire as of Thursday night is 200 acres and growing and 0 percent contained. The cause is unknown.
A type three team will arrive on Friday to assist in extinguishing the fire.
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