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Officials say better weather limited Utah fire

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 Officials say that better weather conditions have limited the growth of a wildfire in Utah that has prompted the evacuation of 1,500 people from hundreds of homes and cabins.
   In a statement, Incident Commander Tim Roide says Sunday was "a good day for firefighters, who were able to have success securing areas of particular concern, including the many structures affected by the Brian Head Fire."
   Officials say the fire currently covers nearly 67 square miles (174 square kilometers) and is 10 percent contained.
   Officials say firefighters on Sunday put in barriers against the flames and air tankers dropped fire retardant in anticipation of winds coming in from the southwest on Monday.

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