Fire sparked by shooting causes evacuation in Utah
SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah (AP) -- Residents of at least 1,500 homes in northern Utah were being evacuated Friday after high winds kicked up a fire started by target shooters.
The roughly 4,000-acre blaze started Thursday near the Saratoga Springs landfill, about 40 miles south of Salt Lake City. High winds then helped fan the flames onto tinder-dry grasslands.
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