PARK CITY, Utah, Aug. 17, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — The Summit County Sheriff’s Office announced early Tuesday evening all residents may return home Tuesday night after being evacuated due to the Parleys Canyon Fire Saturday.
“ALL Summit County residents may return to their residences tonight at 8 p.m.,” said a tweet from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. “This includes Summit Park, Timberline and Pinebrook.”
An update from Utah Fire Info Tuesday morning said: “The #ParleysCanyonFire is 541 acres, 40% contained. “#Firefighters will continue work this morning to contain the fire perimeter.”
The Parleys Canyon Fire was first reported at about 1 p.m. Saturday.
The fire is believed to be human/machinery caused, and is being attributed to a hot metal shard that fell off a catalytic converter.