When officials arrived at the scene of a housefire in Deweyville in the overnight hours of March 7,...
Curt Gresseth

Firefighters’ chili cook-off raises money for burn camp and survivors

A Utah firefighter and a burn survivor talk about an upcoming chili cook-off to support a burn camp program.
1 month ago
Fire danger is on the rise across the state, thanks to the wind blowing and drying things out. Wind...
Heather Kelly

Health-related issues from wildfire smoke are on the rise

Wildfire smoke is causing health-related issues to increase in certain parts of the United States.
2 months ago
Traffic travels along I-80 in Salt Lake City's Parleys Canyon....
Dan Bammes

Wind prevents Friday prescribed burn in Salt Lake canyons

The burn piles are ready to go, however, and the prescribed burn may begin on Saturday if conditions are right.
2 months ago
Two buck deer in northern Utah. Photo credit: Jim Shuler...
Mark Jones

DWR offers tips for hunters as big game hunting seasons approaches

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources offers hunters a few reminders before leaving home.
2 months ago
(CNN) — The number of people who died in the massive wildfires that torched parts of Maui last m...
Taylor Romine and Aya Elamroussi

Advanced DNA testing prompts officials to revise Maui wildfires death toll to 97, down from 115

The Hawaii governor said Friday that the death count from the Maui wildfires is down to 97 from 115.
3 months ago
HONOLULU (AP) — Most of West Maui will officially reopen to travelers Oct. 8 under a new wildfi...
Associated Press

Most of West Maui will welcome back visitors next month under a new wildfire emergency proclamation

Part of the island’s western coastline has been closed to visitors since devastating wildfires killed at least 115 people last month.
3 months ago
Oprah Winfrey and Dwayne Johnson have committed $10 million to make direct payments to people on Ma...
THALIA BEATY Associated Press

Oprah, Dwayne Johnson launch $10 million fund for Maui residents

The People's Fund of Maui will give $1,200 a month to adults not able to return to their primary residences because of the recent wildfires.
3 months ago
Hazy air in and around Salt Lake City on Friday, May 19, 2023. Photo credit: Scott Winterton/Desere...
Tom Haraldsen

Hazy air arrived in Utah Wednesday, won’t be here long

Smoke from wildfires in the Pacific Northwest arrived in northern Utah on Wednesday. KSL meteorologist Kevin Eubank says the hazy air will be gone by Thursday.
3 months ago
The Thompson Ridge wildfire is pictured. Offiials say that, as of the publication date, it was the ...
Don Brinkerhoff

Officials say the Utah 2023 wildfire season was “normal”

Utah Division of Forestry officials thank moisture and the public for a manageable wildfire season in 2023.
3 months ago
Linemen work on poles in Lahaina, Hawaii, following a deadly wildfire, on August 13. Hawaiian Elect...
Natasha Chen, Anna-Maja Rappard and Cheri Mossburg

Hawaiian Electric says power lines started morning fire on Aug. 8

Hawaiian Electric Company said that power lines falling in high winds seem to have caused a fire during the early morning of Aug. 8.
3 months ago
An aerial image shows destroyed homes and vehicles on August 17 after a wind-driven wildfire burned...
Michelle Watson, Kelly McCleary, Cheri Mossburg, Anna-Maja Rappard and Natasha Chen

Nearly 400 remain unaccounted for in Maui after deadly wildfires

As of Friday, 400 people are still missing in the aftermath of the wildfires on Maui.
3 months ago
Fire department officials say two men have been arrested in different parts of Greece on suspicion ...
Associated Press

Greek fire officials arrest 2 for arson as multiple wildfires continue to burn across the country

Fire department officials say two men have been arrested in different parts of Greece on suspicion of deliberately starting wildfires.
3 months ago
Power crews work to replace power poles and lines in Lahaina, Hawaii, on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2023. R...
Mark Jones

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donates $1M in Maui recovery efforts

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has donated $1 million to the American Red Cross to aid recovery efforts in Maui.
3 months ago
FILE - Wildfire damage is shown, Friday, Aug. 11, 2023, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, ...

Hope is hard to let go after Maui fire, as odds wane over reuniting with still-missing loved ones

The days of waiting have become harder and harder but Kevin Baclig remains undeterred in his search for his wife and her parents
3 months ago
SALT LAKE CITY -- Firefighters have now contained the East Canyon and Range fires that started on A...
Clayre Scott

2 Utah wildfires now completely contained, 1 still burning

Firefighters have now contained the East Canyon and Range fires that started on Aug. 17 and 18 respectively. 
3 months ago
Wildfires in Maui have killed at least 55 people, displaced thousands and demolished many homes Bur...
Alexandrea Bonilla

Local Hawaiian shaved ice shack looking to help Maui residents

A local Hawaiian shaved ice shack will be raising funds on Saturday to donate to families impacted by the Maui wildfires.
4 months ago
This combination of images from video made by neighbors Shane Treu, left, and Robert Arconado on Au...

Videos put scrutiny on downed power lines as possible cause of deadly Maui wildfires

(AP) — Videos showing downed power lines apparently sparking some of the early blazes in the Maui wildfires have become key evidence in the search for a cause. Hawaiian Electric Co. faces criticism for not shutting off the power amid high wind warnings. A class-action lawsuit has already been filed seeking to hold the company […]
4 months ago
burnt cars and trees in maui...
Tom Haraldsen

Utah Task Force to play an important role in search for people on Maui

Utah Task Force is sending a canine team to Maui to help in the recovery efforts.
4 months ago
Two people Sunday examine a burned house after an inferno destroyed much of the historic Maui resor...
Nouran Salahieh

At least 101 people were killed in Maui’s wildfires, Hawaii governor says

Hawaii Gov. Josh Green announced Tuesday the death toll from the Maui wildfires has reached at 101.
4 months ago
a wideshot of the wildfire damage in lahaina...
Associated Press

Hawaii works to identify 99 confirmed dead after Maui wildfires as teams intensify search

The wildfires, some of which have not yet been fully contained, are already the deadliest in the U.S. in more than a century.
4 months ago
maui fire damage, officials are asking tourists to stay away...
Mark Jones

Expert says travel to Maui should be postponed

Due to devastating wildfires, tourists are being urged by Hawaii officials as well as travel experts to avoid traveling to Maui.
4 months ago
A man works on a power pole, RMP just reported a power outage in salt lake city...
Devin Oldroyd

What is Utah’s Public Safety Power Shutoff program and how does it work?

Could Utah survive an emergency of the same caliber as the wildfire in Maui? How would the state respond? Rocky Mountain Power has a plan.
4 months ago
wildfire damage in Lahaina maui...
Mike Valerio, Nouran Salahieh and Andy Rose, CNN

Returning Lahaina residents struggle with housing issues after deadliest US wildfire in over a century

As crews continue working to identify the 93 killed, the death toll is expected to rise.
4 months ago
charred ruins from the maui fire...
Associated Press

As Maui rescue continues, families and faith leaders cling to hope but tackle reality of loss

For now, many faith leaders are mounting relief efforts, including turning houses of worship into temporary shelters.
4 months ago