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Firewatch: Nine Active Wildfires In Utah On Tuesday; Three Fires Officially Out

Jul 21, 2020, 9:54 AM | Updated: 5:14 pm

Evacuations have been initiated due to the Strawberry Fire in Kane County. (Cedar Mountain Fire Pro...

Evacuations have been initiated due to the Strawberry Fire in Kane County. (Cedar Mountain Fire Protection District)

(Cedar Mountain Fire Protection District)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Nine active wildfires were burning in Utah on Tuesday, including two new fires that started Monday.

Authorities reported three fires as officially out: The Turkey Farm Road Fire in Washington County, the Pole Canyon Fire in Utah County, and Three Hill Fire in Cache County.

This information is provided by Utah Fire Info. 

Dennis Hill Fire

The Dennis Hill Fire

County: Box Elder

Start Date: July 20

Size: 4,000 acres

Contained: 20%

Cause: Unknown

Big Hollow Fire

County: Wasatch

Start Date: July 16

Size: 438 acres

Contained: 95%

Cause: Human-caused, under investigation

Allen Fire

County: Daggett

Start Date: July 13

Size: 40 acres

Contained: 90%

Cause: Unknown

Split Fire

County: Uintah

Start Date: June 26

Size: 18 acres

Contained: Unknown

Cause: Lightning

Howell Peak Fire

County: Millard

Start Date: July 19

Size: 400+ acres

Contained: Unknown

Cause: Unknown

Big Summit Fire

County: Iron

Start Date: July 13

Size: 8,461 acres

Contained: 54%

Cause: Unknown

Veyo West Fire

County: Washington

Start Date: July 13

Size: 2,809 acres

Contained: 90

Cause: Human-caused, under investigation

Cottonwood Trail Fire

County: Washington

Start Date: July 19

Size: 1,631 acres

Contained: 50%

Cause: Human-caused, blown tire

Strawberry Fire

County: Kane

Start Date: July 20

Size: 43 acres

Contained: 15%

Cause: Lightning

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Firewatch: Nine Active Wildfires In Utah On Tuesday; Three Fires Officially Out