Wildfire

Credit: Utah Fire Info...
Adam Mason

UPDATE: North Blue Fire to be 100% contained by the end of the day.

Authorities responded to a new wildfire, the North Blue Fire, Thursday afternoon near Vernal. It was caused by lightning.
4 days ago
Wasatch County Fire...
Mark Jones

Fire starts up in Wasatch County near town of Daniel, quickly extinguished

Emergency personnel in Wasatch County say a new fire started up Wednesday on a mountain south of the town of Daniel. Officials say no cause of the fire has been determined.
5 days ago
Cinnamon Creek...
Mark Jones

DWR celebrates Cinnamon Creek as its newest wildlife management area

Cinnamon Creek, on the border of Cache and Weber counties, is the newest DWR wildlife management area.
7 days ago
Springville fire...
Mark Jones

Springville fire has burned 60 acres, is 10% contained, suspect in custody

A fire broke out Monday afternoon north of Springville. Crew fires from Mapleton, Provo Springville and Utah County Fire are on scene.
14 days ago
motorcycle crash highway 6...
Devin Oldroyd

Crews fight two roadside fires in Utah Sunday afternoon

Two roadside fires spark in Utah Sunday afternoon. One near Leeds, Utah, and the other near Birdseye, Utah.
15 days ago
wildfire plume study...
Simone Seikaly

In the American West, plumes of wildfire smoke are reaching new heights

The news about increasing wildfire plumes comes from atmospheric science researchers at the University of Utah.
18 days ago
Fire fighting plane above forest fire in Alaska...
MARK THIESSEN Associated Press

Alaska experiencing wildfires it’s never seen before

Of the 4,687 square miles (12,140 square kilometers) burned so far this year, only 2 square miles (5 square kilometers) have been from human-caused fires.
21 days ago
cox pleading for fire...
Kira Hoffelmeyer

Gov. Cox addresses fireworks, fire safety ahead of Pioneer day

SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Spencer Cox is begging Utahns not to use personal fireworks this Pioneer Day holiday. “We are in extreme drought right now,” Cox said to Utah’s Morning News host, Amanda Dickson. “We’re begging people not to do personal fireworks.” Cox used his own family as an example, and said they have […]
24 days ago
Halfway hill fire update...
Waverly Golden

UPDATE: A new team moves in to continue fighting the Halfway Hill Fire

The Halfway Hill fire first started on July 8, 2022. The fire continues to burn and efforts to contain the fire continue.
25 days ago
Forestry officials say it's important to make sure your campfires are completely out....
Waverly Golden

Several Utah counties are under a Stage 1 Fire Restriction Order

The Utah Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday that several Utah counties are under a Stage 1 Fire Restriction Order.
26 days ago
Vehicles enter Zion National Park   on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. With Independence Day set for Mond...
Mark Jones

New fire reported in Zion National Park

A fire broke out Wednesday inside of Zion National Park, and has burned 20 to 30 acres so far.
26 days ago
Smoke from the Jacob City Fire is pictured...
Mark Jackson

Fire officials say Jacob City Fire will cost $5.2 million

The Jacob City Fire will cost $5.2 million -- a price doesn't include follow-up work. The cost will be shared between federal and state agencies
27 days ago
Two firefighters walk outside a scene....
Aimee Cobabe

Fighting the heat isn’t just a summertime concern for Utah firefighters

Utah firefighters are hard at work this summer amid triple-digit temperatures. But managing the heat is something they train for.
27 days ago
chalk creek hieroglyphs with firefighters in front...
Becky Bruce

Firefighters work to protect Chalk Creek Hieroglyphs

FILLMORE, Utah — Stone etchings above a cave, the Chalk Creek Hieroglyphs in Millard County, remain for future Utahns to explore because firefighters fighting the Halfway Hill Fire took steps to protect the site.  The U.S. Forest Service said crews fighting the fire near Fillmore worked with archaeologists to protect the Chalk Creek Hieroglyphs. They […]
28 days ago
A fire began in Wanship located in Summit County. The blaze is affecting a roadway, according to UD...
Devin Oldroyd

Update: Wanship Fire fully contained

A fire began in Wanship located in Summit County. The blaze is affecting a roadway, according to UDOT Traffic.
29 days ago
Apple Valley Fire utah fire update...
Simone Seikaly

Where things stand on wildfires burning in Utah

Here is a rundown on the status of wildfires burning in Utah as of Friday July 15, 2022.
1 month ago
storm system coming, cloud seeding...
Elizabeth Weiler

Rain presents a double edge sword for fire in Utah right now

It sounds oddly incongruent with what we know about fire, but too much rain may actually create more hazards in Utah fire zones.
1 month ago
Halfway Hill fire...
Mark Jones

Crews continue to fight Halfway Hill Fire, as new fire ignites in Utah County

As a new fire sparked in Utah County Thursday, crews continue to fight the Halfway Hill Fire.
1 month ago
Halfway hill fire...
Mark Jones

Evacuation notices for the Halfway Hill Fire lifted on Wednesday

Residents near the Halfway Hill Fire in Millard County were allowed to return to their homes on Wednesday. The evacuations were issued Last Friday after the fire began.
1 month ago
The closure of public lands in the area of the Jacob City Fire was announced Wednesday as authoriti...
Amie Schaeffer

Fire crews make headway in Jacob City Fire

The Jacob City Fire in Tooele County resulted in closure of surrounding public lands as fire crews try subdue the blaze.
1 month ago
A dark mountainside burns with the Little Dell Fire....
Becky Bruce

Smoke from fires in Utah and beyond impacts western air quality

Smoke contributes particulate matter, which increases pollution levels, and ground-level ozone, both of which affect air quality.
1 month ago
Apple Valley Fire utah fire update...
Mark Jones

New wildfire ignites Tuesday in Washington County near Apple Valley

A new fire sparked Tuesday afternoon in Washington County and it is being called the Apple Valley Fire.
1 month ago
Smoke from the Jacob City Fire is pictured...
Mark Jones

Police announce an arrest in the Jacob City Fire

An arrest in connection to the start of the Jacob City Fire was announced Tuesday by Stockton Police. Gary Carr was taken into custody by authorities.
1 month ago
fillmore fire...
Becky Bruce

Gov. Cox issues warning to Utahns over fire safety

Gov. Cox urged caution, responsibility, and to leave fireworks to the professionals for July 24th celebrations.
1 month ago

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