Hundreds of firefighters to head to Utah to fight wildfire

  • In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, photo hot spots flare up near a rock formation a wildfire burns in northern Juab County, Utah. A fast-moving Utah wildfire fanned by high-winds has more than doubled in size as it burns through dry terrain and forces evacuations of hundreds of homes, the U.S. Forest Service said Friday. (Isaac Hale/The Daily Herald via AP)

  • A helicopter drops water on the Pole Creek fire in Woodland Hills, Utah, on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Sparked by lightning in a remote, forested area on Sept. 6, the fire raged out of control as high winds kicked up Thursday. (Jeffrey D. Allred/The Deseret News via AP)

  • The Pole Creek fire burns in Woodland Hills, Utah, on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. Sparked by lightning in a remote, forested area on Sept. 6, the fire raged out of control as high winds kicked up Thursday. (Jeffrey D. Allred/The Deseret News via AP)

SPANISH FORK, Utah — A raging Utah wildfire driven by high winds in dry terrain has the potential to decimate hundreds of homes if firefighters cannot get a handle on it in the next couple of days, the governor said Friday.

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