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Ranchers search for lost cattle as wildfire grows


September 5, 2018

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Utah ranchers are searching for several cattle as the region continues to deal with a growing wildfire.

Lightning sparked a wildfire Aug. 4 in Utah County, leading to 468 missing cattle, the Daily Herald reported .

Andy Neves and the rest of the Lake Fork Cattleman's Association said they were able to gather about 350 cattle initially within the first nine days of the blaze. Neves said about 100 cattle are still missing.

Near Neves' home, rescued cows chew on hay within a corral. Although safe, the cows are crowded and not eating their usual summer diet.

"They're not ga...

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