The California site where three members of the Mormon Battalion are buried — already damaged by a windstorm earlier this year — was burned by the Caldor wildfire last weekend.
The Oak Grove Fire is now 50% contained and 50% controlled, however campgrounds and trails still closed.
Fire restrictions have loosened in southern and central Utah. Here’s what you need to know about where fires are and aren’t allowed.
The huge Caldor wildfire in California is threatening a site where three members of the Mormon Battalion are buried.
Update: 6:50 p.m. The Oak Grove fire is now at 200 acres. An unattended campfire was the cause of the fire. Update: 5:55 p.m. The Oak Grove Fire has grown to 15-20 acres. The fire was human-caused. The investigation is on-going. A Type 3 IMT has been ordered to manage the incident due to increased […]
Crews from Utah fire departments will depart Sunday for California.
Huge gaps between air quality sensors in the western U.S. have created blind spots in the warning system for wildfire smoke plumes sweeping North America this summer.
SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — Summit County has announced via Twitter today that the Parleys Canyon fire is 100% contained. They have released crews and air resources, fire personnel will continue to monitor the burned area. All trail closures have been lifted as of today too. This is a developing story, we will update this page […]
Smoke from the California fires are expected back in Utah by Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021.
The residents of about 20 homes in Mapleton may need to evacuate any time more than .25 inches of rain falls in a short period of time, because of potential debris flows.