Michael Houck

Fire crews battle fire on tribal lands, lighting caused

First responders are fighting a wildfire on Saturday afternoon near Monarch Ridge and Brown's Draw Reservoir. 
5 days ago
(Utah Fire Info/Twitter)...
Madison Swenson

Lightning sparks wildfire near Vernal

Crews are responding to a new lightning-caused wildfire on Blue Mountain, about 20 miles east of Vernal.
7 days ago
(Wasatch Fire District)...
Madison Swenson

Crews fighting new lightning-sparked wildfire in Wasatch County

UPDATE: The Magpie Hill Fire is now 100% contained.
8 days ago
This E601 and Crew deployed to the Moose Fire, located approximately 17 miles north of Salmon, Idah...
Cary Schwanitz

Weber Fire District deploys crews to two states for wildfires

Crews from the Weber Fire District left for Texas and Idaho Tuesday to help battle wildfires.
9 days ago
Air support fighting the Springville fire, 08.01.22 (Credit: Mapleton City Fire Department)...
Michael Houck

PETA wants animal cruelty charges for Springville brush fire suspect

PETA is asking the Utah County Attorney's office to pursue cruelty-to-animals charges against the man who started a wildfire by lighting a spider on fire. 
9 days ago
(Adams County Sheriff's Office/Facebook)...
Associated Press

Washington town evacuated, some homes burned in wildfire

A small town in Washington state was evacuated due to a fast-moving fire that burned a half-dozen homes as crews in California made progress against the state’s deadliest and largest wildfire of the year.
13 days ago
The Springville hillside on fire. (Courtesy: Pritha Lal)...
Michael Houck & Andrew Adams

Police: Suspect arrested for causing Springville brush fire while trying to kill spider with lighter

Police have a man in custody after allegedly catching a hillside on fire while attempting to burn a spider Monday afternoon. 
17 days ago
(Mountain Green Fire Protection District)...
Josh Ellis

Morgan County firefighters extinguish firework-caused fire

Firefighters quickly knocked down a fire that was sparked by fireworks in Morgan County on Wednesday.
21 days ago
It took firefighters several hours to extinguish a fire that forced the closure of the highway seve...
Cary Schwanitz

Highway 279 near Moab reopened large grass fire

Several fire departments helped put out a grass fire that closed Highway 279 for a time Tuesday.
22 days ago
A helicopter heads out for another water dump on the Tibble Fire. (Utah Fire Info)...
Cary Schwanitz

Tibble Fire 100% contained, 2 reservoirs closed

The Pine Hollow and Silver Lake Flat reservoirs remained closed Sunday morning even though firefighters contained the Tibble Fire.
25 days ago
(Utah Fire Info/Twitter)...
Madison Swenson

Closures in place as crews battle lightning-sparked wildfire in American Fork Canyon

UPDATE: The Tibble Fire is 100% contained, although state fire officials say some smoke may still be visible overnight.
26 days ago
After a fire in Goshen, Utah, the home was declared a total loss. (Utah County Fire Marshal)...
Larry D. Curtis

Goshen home a ‘total loss’ after fireworks start blaze in Utah County

A Utah County home is a total loss after a structure fire associated with fireworks blazed up Friday.
27 days ago
A grass fire burning near Ensign Peak early Friday morning, seen from the KSL TV roof camera. (KSL ...
Josh Ellis

SLC firefighters knock down grass fire near Ensign Peak

Fire crews were able to quickly control a grass fire that burned 3-4 acres on Ensign Peak.
28 days ago
Karah Brackin

Firefighters give firework safety tips ahead of Pioneer Day

Ahead of Pioneer Day weekend, firefighters and other agencies are urging Utahns to use their fire sense before playing with any kind of fire.
28 days ago
(Courtesy: Jana Campbell)...
Eliza Pace & Madison Swenson, KSL TV

Crews contain wildfire in Zion National Park; traffic returns to normal

UPDATE: Traffic on Kolob Terrace Road has returned to normal after crews successfully contained the approximately 17-acre Kolob Upper Fire.
29 days ago
Utah County Sheriff's deputies rescued two people in a truck during a wildfire on June 28, 2020 (Ph...
Larry D. Curtis

State orders fire restrictions for four northern Utah counties

Utah ordered stage one fire restrictions in four counties Tuesday because of "extremely dry vegetation conditions in Northern Utah."
1 month ago
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A wildfire burns forest in...
Joseph Ataman, Jimmy Hutcheon, Xiaofei Xu, Zahid Mahmood and Sana Noor Haq, CNN

Wildfires rage in France and Spain amid heat wave, while the UK faces its hottest day ever

Raging wildfires have scorched thousands of hectares of forest in France and Spain, while Britain is set to face its hottest day on record amid a searing heat wave.
1 month ago
Fire crews protecting the Chalk Creek Hieroglyphs (Utah Fire Info)...
Michael Houck

Fire crews, archaeologists worked to protect Chalk Creek Hieroglyphs against the Halfway Hill Fire

Archaeologists and firefighters worked together to protect historic hieroglyphs from the Halfway Hill Fire.
1 month ago
A barn on fire in Wanship as it spreads to the mountain. (Courtesy: Milo Ruelle)...
Michael Houck & Lauren Steinbrecher

UPDATE: Wanship Fire 100% contained, evacuation orders lifted

Firefighters are battling a grass fire in Wanship that started in an antique barn, causing evacuation orders for nearby residents.
1 month ago
(Courtesy: Angella Garlick)...
Madison Swenson

New fire sparks along I-15 between Juab, Utah counties

A new fire has sparked along Interstate 15 between Juab and Utah counties.
1 month ago
Shara Park

Recent rain bringing new flooding fears to residents in Stockton

As Mother Nature continues to help firefighters on the Jacob City Fire in Tooele County, it also presents a new concern for residents — flooding.
1 month ago
(Shara Park/KSL TV)...
Shara Park

Monsoon rain helping firefighters tame the flames of Jacob City Fire

Mother Nature finally brought some relief to firefighters across the state as they battle three major wildfires, including the Jacob City Fire in Tooele County.
1 month ago
FILE: Crews drop fire retardant on the Jacob City Fire on July 9. (UWCNF)...
Josh Ellis

Jacob City Fire now 35% contained as monsoon moisture falls on Utah fires

Monsoon rains fells on all three of Utah's biggest wildfires on Wednesday, and the Jacob City Fire is now 35% contained.
1 month ago
The Apple Valley fire in Washington County. (Chaice Moyes)...
Michael Houck

UPDATE: Apple Valley fire is 100% contained

Utah Fire Info reports that the Apple Valley fire is 100% contained.
1 month ago
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