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Utah Wildfire Grows to Largest Active Fire in US

The nation’s largest wildfire has forced more than 1,500 people from their homes and cabins in a southern Utah mountain area home to a ski town and popular fishing lake.   Firefighters battled high winds Monday as they fought a fire that has grown to 67 square miles (174 square kilometers) and burned 13 homes — larger than any other fire in the country now, state emergency managers said.   The estimated firefighting costs now top $7 million for a fire started June 17 near the Brian Head Resort by…

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