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Fire forces road closure on SR-18 in Washington Co.

Snow Canyon Fire
Posted at 8:17 PM, Nov 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-06 22:24:45-05

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah — A new wildfire is threatening structures and has forced a road on SR-18 near Snow Canyon in Washington County.

The "Snow Canyon Fire" has burned about 100 acres near Diamond Valley and wind is driving it northward.

The road closure on SR-18 is affecting both lanes of travel. Drivers are urged to find an alternate route.

According to Utah Fire Info, the wildfire was human-caused and shooting-related. An investigation is underway.

Watch FOX 13 for updates.