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Wildfire burns in mountains above Layton

LAYTON, Utah (ABC 4 News) - A fire is actively burning in the mountains above Highway 89 near Layton.
Fire above Layton (Shirlynn Carey)
Fire above Layton (Shirlynn Carey)

LAYTON, Utah (ABC 4 News) - A fire is actively burning in the mountains above Highway 89 near the Layton Ridges subdivision.

The fire was called in around 6 p.m. according to Layton Fire Public Information Officer Doug Bitton.

Bitton said no homes have been evacuated, but residents have been put on standby.

The fire is burning in rough terrain and the cause is unknown.

A hiking trail is near the fire and it is not known if there are any hikers on the path, said Bitton.

Smoke jumpers and helicopters are currently working the fire.

It is not threatening any structures.

Stay tuned to ABC 4 News and ABC4.com for more on this developing story.

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