Tag Archives: Utah

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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Man Charged in Starting Utah Wildfire

Lyman charged with misdemeanors in Brian Head Fire     By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man accused of accidentally sparking a massive Utah wildfire that forced some 1,500 people from their homes last month ...

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Utah Wildfire Evacuees Return

Evacuations lifted in Brian Head     LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Hundreds of people forced from their southern Utah homes near the country’s largest active wildfire headed home Friday and prepared for a subdued Fourth ...

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Crews Battle Intense Wildfires in Utah, California

Brian Head Fire is 10 percent contained     SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Better weather conditions have limited the growth of a wildfire in Utah that has prompted the evacuation of 1,500 people from hundreds of homes and cabins, ...

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Utah Wildfire Doubles in Size Again

Brian Head Fire has burned nearly 29,000 acres     MICHELLE L. PRICE, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A wildfire menacing a s

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More Evacuations as Utah Wildfire Grows

Brian Head fire has burned over 27,000 acres   BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A wildfire near a southern Utah ski town that has forced hundreds of people to evacuate has doubled in size in high ...

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Weeding Torch Causes Utah Wildfire

Cost of Brian Head Fire is over $1M   BRADY McCOMBS and ALINA HARTOUNIAN, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A wildfire that destroyed one home and damaged another while forcing hundreds of people to evacuate a Utah ski ...

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Firefighters Injured Battling Utah Wildfire

Two hurt fighting the Brian Head Fire   CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Two firefighters are recovering from injuries at a wildfire in southwest Utah that has forced the evacuation of more than 700 people and shut down part of ...

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