Tag Archives: Utah

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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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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