- Associated Press - Friday, June 10, 2016

EUREKA, Utah (AP) - Fire crews are trying to box in a relatively small desert wildfire that could grow Friday as winds push the flames through dried up sagebrush and grass.

Fire spokesman Adam Solt says no structures or people are threatened by the fire burning in central Utah’s Juab County but crews are working to reign it in.

Solt said Friday afternoon that the lightning-caused fire was a little larger than 2 square miles. It’s burning about 25 miles southwest of Eureka.

Officials said Thursday they would evacuate the nearby Cherry Creek camping area, but Solt says no campers were there at the time.

Solt says officials have not closed off any areas near the fire.

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