Smoke drifts into Park City from Draper fire |

Smoke drifts into Park City from Draper fire

By Patrick Parkinson Of the Record staff

Smoke from a wildfire in Draper, which is about 40 miles from Park City, is blanketing skies in western Summit County as the blaze burns east through grass and brush farther into the Wasatch Range, fire officials said. The smoke began trickling into the Snyderville Basin at about 1:30 p.m. from the Corner Canyon area of Salt Lake County, U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Kathy Jo Pollock said. "We do not have an estimated time of containment at this point," she said. The fire had burned about 200 acres Monday afternoon, Pollock said, adding that about a dozen households were required to evacuate their homes. Meanwhile, Summit County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Josh Wall said no fires were burning Monday in Summit County.

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