Tag Archives: Utah

Brush Fire Destroys Utah Homes

Eight homes destroyed in Moab     By COLLEEN SLEVIN and LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — A fast-moving brush fire destroyed eight homes in the Utah tourist town of Moab, while more than 3,000 people in Colorado and ...

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100-Acre Wildfire Closes Utah Mine

Campfire is believed to be the cause     PROVO, Utah (AP) — Firefighters in central Utah are making progress on a 100-acre wildfire that closed a mine in a national forest about 100 miles southeast of Provo. Authorities believe ...

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Utah Brush Fire May Have Started in Homeless Camp

Blaze burned several acres   SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Fire officials in suburban Salt Lake City are investigating the cause of a brush fire that forced the evacuation of a homeless camp in West Valley City. Firefighters from several ...

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Utah Men Accused of Causing Fire on National Forest Land

Wildfire broke out at an illegal shooting range   BOUNTIFUL, Utah (AP) — Two Utah men are being accused of causing a wildfire that broke out at an illegal shooting range on national forest land on the edge of Bountiful ...

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Lone Peak Hotshots 2017 Season

Video highlight of 2017     Utah Wildfire – Highlights of the 2017 Wildfire season with the Lone Peak Hotshots out of Salt Lake City, Utah. LonePeak.Utah.Gov

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Utah Man Spent 30 Years Building Wilderness Bunkers

Weapons and other supplies stockpiled in the forest near Brian Head     By MICHELLE L. PRICE, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A doomsday-fearing Utah man in his 80s spent more than 30 years building a stockpile of ...

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Utah Man Charged with Starting Second Wildfire

Former state trooper and ex-fire chief indicted   SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Utah state trooper and ex-fire chief already charged with starting one wildfire is now accused of starting another. A federal indictment filed Wednesday charges 37-year-old ...

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Wildfire Season in West Worse Than Expected

Predictions thought 2017 would be mild     By STEVE DUBOIS, Associated Press A wet winter and spring in the Western U.S. brought predictions that the 2017 wildfire season would be mild. It was anything but. It ended up one ...

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