Tag Archives: Utah

Bureau of Land Management to Fund 11,000 Miles of Fuel Breaks

Strategic project in six states     PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management has announced plans to fund 11,000 miles (17,703 kilometers) of strategic fuel breaks in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, California, Nevada and Utah in an effort ...

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Utah Extends Fire Restrictions

Regions have been without precipitation since June     SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Seasonal fire restrictions are being extended in 11 Utah counties by a month due to what officials say are dry conditions and continued problems with controlling ...

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Lone Peak Hotshots 2019 Video

A look at the fire season     Shayne Ward – Our 2019 season summed up in a short video. Follow us on Facebook @LonePeakHotshots for pictures, videos, updates, and hiring opportunities.

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Utah Couple Cited for Starting Wildfire

Fire burned 300 acres and destroyed three homes     SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Layton couple has been cited after authorities say they left a still-lit campfire that caused a wildfire, destroying three homes and forcing hundreds to ...

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Utah Wildfire Officials Prepare for Post-Fire Erosion

Davis County fire at least 68% contained     SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A northern Utah wildfire response team has begun preparing for potential post-fire erosion and flooding in the region, officials said. The Davis County fire was 68% ...

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Firefighter’s Widow Sues Over Mendocino Complex Fire Death

Battalion Chief Draper was killed in a fire retardant drop     SACRAMENTO (AP) — The widow of a Utah firefighter who was killed when a supertanker dropped nearly 20,000 gallons of fire retardant near his position fighting the Mendocino ...

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Firefighters Battle Fast-Growing Utah Wildfire

Wildfire grew to nearly 2.7 square miles     TOOELE, Utah (AP) — A wind-fueled wildfire west of Salt Lake City is growing, but it isn’t threatening any homes. Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands spokesman Jason Curry ...

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Utah Wildfire 100% Contained

Abandoned campfire burned over 300 acres     SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A wildfire in northern Utah that destroyed three homes and damaged eight others is 100% contained as of Sunday evening. U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Kim Osborn said ...

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Evacuation Orders Lifted for Hundreds of Homes in Utah

Wildfire remained at 10% containment Saturday     SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities in northern Utah are lifting evacuation orders for residents of hundreds of homes in a Salt Lake City suburb after a wildfire burned three homes and ...

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Campfire Caused Utah Wildfire that Burned Homes

Officials are looking for two people believed to be responsible for the wildfire     By MORGAN SMITH Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A wildfire in northern Utah that destroyed three homes was 10% contained as of Friday ...

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