BLY, Ore. (AP) — The nation’s largest wildfire raged through southern Oregon on Friday but crews are scaling back some night operations as hard work and weaker winds help reduce the spread of flames even as wildfires continue to threaten homes in neighboring California. The Bootleg Fire, which has destroyed an area half the size […]
The Pioneer Day fire restrictions mean no campfires, tent stoves, barbecues or fireworks are allowed on state/unincorporated private lands.
Northern Utah has seen 17-days of triple-digit heat so far this summer, and it’s not expected to cool down as wildfire threats increase.
An injured Montana firefighter is receiving treatment at the University of Utah Burn Center.
Utah firefighters will assist in the fight against Oregon wildfires, currently some of the largest in the country.
Crews made quick work of a fire burning in the Rose Canyon of Herriman that briefly threatened houses and buildings under construction Friday afternoon.
Utah leader said better forest management polices and organization are needed to deal with the increasing size of blazes each year.
A highway vehicle fire accounts for one in every eight fires in the United States.
SALT LAKE CITY – Should Utahns be worried about a shortage in airplane fuel leading to problems for wildland firefighters? Some national news outlets say there have already been reports of shortages at smaller airports, but firefighting officials say those shortages are not getting in their way. The AP reports there have already been sporadic […]
Several of the western wildfires are contributing to smoky and hazy conditions in other states including Utah.