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A wind-driven wildfire in northwestern Box Elder County has burned approximately 700 acres, sending a large plume of smoke into the sky visible as far as Salt Lake City.

The fire, named the Dennis Hill Fire, started Monday afternoon near the Park Valley area.

A Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands spokesperson said the fire wasn’t threatening any structures and no evacuations had been issued as of early Monday evening.

The cause of the fire is unknown, the spokesperson said.

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