Two wildfires spark in Tooele County and Cache County
Jul 9, 2022, 4:40 PM | Updated: May 21, 2023, 4:41 pm
SATURDAY – Utah Fire Info says that the Jacob City fire is now estimated at 2300-2500 at zero containment.
Evacuations are taking place in Middle Canyon.
Stockton police department is asking for residents to not water outside as they are dealing with a water shortage.
Utah Fire Info confirmed that the Sardine Canyon fire is 5% contained and 30 to 35 acres. Evacuation orders were lifted in that area.
#SardineFire estimated at 30-35 acres and is 5% contained. Evacuation orders were lifted and residents were allowed to return home. Additional ground and air resources will arrive tomorrow. #ffslkth
— Utah Fire Info (@UtahWildfire) July 10, 2022
UTAH – Two wildfires started just minutes apart from each other, in opposite areas of Utah.
According to Utah Fire Info, the Jacob City fire near Stockton in Tooele County started around 3:14 p.m.
The fire is reported to be 100 acres large and threatening structures.
#JacobCityFire estimated 100 acres- running up both sides of Soldier Canyon. Multiple ground and air resources on scene. Homes near soldier canyon, avoid the area.
📸: Adrienne Pierce, Wasatch Helitack on helicopter 8PJ. pic.twitter.com/ZH48a4qR3F
— Utah Fire Info (@UtahWildfire) July 9, 2022
The second fire is in Sardine Canyon near Logan, and is about 30 acres according to Utah Fire Info.
The fire is ongoing and is uncontained.
Utah Highway Patrol reports that a car started this blaze, and a few homes were evacuated.
Fire in Wellsville at the mouth of Sardine Canyon. Just above the homes. My brother-in-law took this video. @KSL5TV #ksltv @ksldesk pic.twitter.com/LH0m56HXUy
— Shara Park ✨ (@KSLSharaPark) July 9, 2022
This story will be updated.