Officials Report Drones In Area Of Snoqualmie Fire, Confirm No Homes Currently Threatened

Sep 3, 2019, 1:00 AM | Updated: Jan 4, 2023, 11:53 am

The Snoqualmie Fire burns east of Layton on September 2. (Photo courtesy Garcia Robert Jose)...

The Snoqualmie Fire burns east of Layton on September 2. (Photo courtesy Garcia Robert Jose)

(Photo courtesy Garcia Robert Jose)

LAYTON, Utah – Layton Fire officials have confirmed that no homes are currently threatened by the Snoqualmie Fire.

The fire has burned an estimated 80 acres and was first reported around 10 p.m. Monday night.

Officials also reported multiple drone sightings in the area.

Authorities said it’s illegal to fly drones over a fire, and doing so could impede firefighting efforts if air support is being used.

Mandatory evacuations are in effect for parts of the city east of U.S. Highway 89. Around 125 homes have been evacuated but Layton Fire official emphasized that no homes are currently threatened.

KSL TV will continue coverage of the Snoqualmie Fire throughout the day. You can watch our live updates on the KSL TV app. Get it at KSLTV.com/app.

Aerial Footage Of The Snoqualmie Fire Burning Near Layton

Aerial footage of the Snoqualmie Fire burning near Layton. An estimated 80 acres had burned and 80-100 homes were evacuated Monday night.https://ksltv.com/?p=420918

Posted by KSL 5 TV on Monday, September 2, 2019

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Officials Report Drones In Area Of Snoqualmie Fire, Confirm No Homes Currently Threatened