A wildfire is burning in Summit County and heavy smoke is visible over the Wasatch Mountains in Utah County.

The fire started earlier this afternoon near Wanship in Summit County and quickly spread, forcing evacuations of Rockport Estates. S.R. 32 near Rockport State Park is closed in both directions due to the fire.

Another large fire is also burning in Tooele County; smoke from the Patch Springs fire may be visible to the west of Utah Valley.

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