Wildfire

A pair of Resource Advisors from the Coconino National Forest record data in Division Alpha as they...
Haley Brink, CNN meteorologist

Millions in the Southwest could see ‘dangerous and dire’ weather take shape, weather service says

Hot and windy weather conditions in the Southwest could create dangerous fire conditions.
30 days ago
flagstaff fire...
FELICIA FONSECA Associated Press

Sheriff’s office: Flagstaff-area wildfire burned 30 homes

Authorities say 30 homes have been burned plus additional outbuildings destroyed when a wind-driven wildfire ripped though rural neighborhoods near Flagstaff, Arizona, on Tuesday
1 month ago
A wind-driven wildfire burns at the edge of U.S. 89 on the outskirts of Flagstaff, Ariz., on Tuesda...
The Associated Press

Southwest wildfires force evacuations, tighten resources

An Arizona wildfire more than tripled in size on Wednesday as winds pushed flames through a neighborhood near Flagstaff.
1 month ago
Smoke from a wind-whipped wildfire rises above neighborhoods on the outskirts of Flagstaff, Ariz., ...
FELICIA FONSECA Associated Press

Arizona wildfire doubles in size near Flagstaff, county declares emergency

Forest Service officials say flames as high as 100 feet scorched dry grass and Ponderosa pines. Wind gusts of up to 50 mph pushed the blaze over a major highway.
1 month ago
wildfire warning sign...
Lindsay Aerts

Wildfire conditions could come early, worrying fire officials

The Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands said the snowpack could dry out early and cause wildfire conditions to start earlier than usual.
2 months ago
FILE: A fire restriction sign sits along the road in Rush Valley as a wildfire burns on Victory Mou...
Simone Seikaly

2021 Utah fire season: hundreds fewer human-caused fires than in 2020

Despite significant drought conditions, Utah's 2021 fire season contained bright spots including fewer human-caused and fast containment on most new starts.
4 months ago
Snow covers the burned remains of a car after wildfires ravaged the area Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, in S...
The Associated Press

2 missing; survivors count blessings after Colorado fire

Survivors from the Colorado wildfire count their blessings.
5 months ago
A lone flame flickers as smoke roils from the remains of a home destroyed by a pair of wildfires, S...
The Associated Press

Official: Nearly 1K homes destroyed in Colorado wildfire

Officials in Colorado say 1,000 homes were destroyed, and hundreds more were damaged following a wildfire this week.
5 months ago
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Becky Bruce

Colorado governor on wildfire: This hit close to home

The governor of Colorado said more than 500 homes were destroyed by a fast-moving wildfire that struck urban and suburban areas Thursday.
5 months ago
Superior Louisville wildfire...
The Associated Press

The cities of Louisville and Superior evacuated by winter wildfire in Colorado

Superior is about 20 miles northwest of Denver. Louisville is just 4 miles northeast of Superior. The wildfire began by downed powerlines.
5 months ago
A man shops for a Christmas tree at Crystal River Christmas Trees in Alameda, Calif. on Nov. 26, 20...
AP Terence Chea

Supply chain issues and extreme weather cause Christmas tree shortage

Extreme weather and supply chain issues have reduced supplies of real and artificial Christmas trees. Shoppers expected to pay up to 30% more.
6 months ago
Utah had better traditional fire season...
Nick Wyatt

Utah had better traditional fire season than last year

Utah had a much better traditional fire season than state officials predicted back in April. The fires were also kept smaller by fire crews.
7 months ago
A five acre flare-up burns on Wednesday September 28, 2021 in the wetlands west of Farmington. 

Co...
Mary Richards

Legacy Fire flares up and seen across Davis County

A flare-up of the Legacy Fire could be seen early on Wednesday morning burning about five acres west of Farmington.
8 months ago
Firefighter Fred Woods assesses damages at Tragedy Springs.

(Jonathan Pierce Calfire)...
Dan Bammes

Caldor wildfire burns through Tragedy Spring historic site

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.
9 months ago
Oak Grove fire...
Karilyn Frazier

Oak Grove fire contained and controlled, campsites still closed

The Oak Grove Fire is now 50% contained and 50% controlled, however campgrounds and trails still closed.
9 months ago
Forestry officials say it's important to make sure your campfires are completely out....
Mark Jones

Fire restrictions still in place for most of northern Utah

Fire restrictions have loosened in southern and central Utah. Here’s what you need to know about where fires are and aren’t allowed.
9 months ago
Mormon Battalion...
Dan Bammes

California wildfire threatening Mormon Battalion historic site

The huge Caldor wildfire in California is threatening a site where three members of the Mormon Battalion are buried.
9 months ago
Credit: Washington County of Utah...
Carlos Artiles Fortun

Fire breaks out at Oak Grove Campground in Washington County

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 […]
9 months ago
firefighters at the maverik center...
Mark Jones

Utah firefighters heading to California to help with wildfires

Crews from Utah fire departments will depart Sunday for California.
9 months ago
Smoke that has traveled from wildfires in Montana and the Western U.S., covers the Missoula Valley ...
MATTHEW BROWN and PADMANANDA RAMA Associated Press

Gaps in wildfire smoke warning network leave people exposed

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.
9 months ago
parleys fire...
Carlos Artiles Fortun

Parleys Canyon fire is 100% contained

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 […]
9 months ago
utah smoky air...
Mark Jones

More smoke from California wildfires on its way to Utah

Smoke from the California fires are expected back in Utah by Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021.
9 months ago
avoid flooding disaster in Mapleton...
Heather Kelly

Some Mapleton residents worry about future debris flows below burn scar

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.
9 months ago
utah smoky air...
Karilyn Frazier

Utah ranked in top five worst in the world for air quality, smoke is to blame

Utah ranked in the top five in the world when it came to poor air quality on Thursday, in spite of a storm system moving into the region.
9 months ago