Utah wildfire roundup

Source: Utah Fire Info

UTAH, July 18, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — Utah fire crews remain busy on Saturday with recently started fires and some that defy extinguishing.

Here is the current information, as of Saturday afternoon, on each blaze.

Three Hill Fire — Active, started Friday. 20 acres. Cause unknown.

► Mountain Home Fire — Out. Started July 14. 78 acres. Human Caused.

File photo: Utah Fire Info/Twitter

Allen Fire — Active, started July 13. 40 acres, structures threatened, 90% contained.

Water us dropped on the Allen Fire. Photo: Utah Fire Info

Big Hollow FireActive, started July 17. 418 acres, 76% contained.

The Wasatch County Fire District is working to extinguish a wildfire Friday night, July 5, 2019, near the Big Hollow Gun Range in Heber City. Photo: Wasatch County Sheriff/Facebook

Split Fire — Started July 6. Art 37 acres.

Pole Canyon Fire — Active, started July 15. At 488 acres, 33% contained. Human caused by heavy equipment.

Photo courtesy: Utah County Sheriff’s Office
► Abbott Fire — Out. Started July 13, burned 552 acres. Lightning caused.

Big Summit Fire — Active, started July 13. At 5,076 acres, 10% contained.

Big Summit Fire. Photo: Iron County Sheriff’s Office/Facebook

Veyo West Fire — Active, started July 13. At 2,618 acres. 40% contained.

Crews responded to the third wildfire start of the day near Veyo in western Washington County on Monday, July 13, 2020. Photo courtesy @claytonashcraft

Turkey Farm Road Fire — Active, started July 13. At 11,993 acres, 40% contained. Human caused, fireworks.

The Turkey Farm Road Fire. Photo: Utah Fire Info/Twitter


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