This is the Official report of Wildfires that are currently burning or have been put out on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, for the State of Utah.
========== CURRENT WILDFIRES ==========
ABBOTT FIRE. Duchesne County. Near Indian County.
Photo(s) Credit | Mke Lefler/Dechesne Co Fire & Emergency Management
52 acres. 60% containment. Federal, State and local crews have been assisgned with air support. Burning on a ridge top about 1.5 miles west of US-191 and 2.5 miles south of Buck Knoll.
ALLEN FIRE. Located NE of Vernal. Start 7/14/2020. Formerly called the ALLEN DRAW FIRE. Estimated 75-100 acres. Heavy timber. Several structures threatened. Cause unknown. No containment yet.
MOUNTAIN HOME FIRE. Start 7/14/2020 started just before 1154 MDT. East of the Coldwater trailhead in Weber County. In the Foothills of North Ogden. Highly visible from town.
Photo Credit | USFS
Incident Cooperators: Weber Fire District, BLM – Utah, UT State Forestry Fire and State Lands, North View FD and the USFS – Uinta-Wasatch-Cache NF.
Photo Credit | USFS
40 personnel along wtih 3 helicopters.
78 acres. 50% contained. Southwestern side of the fire has been fully contained. No structures threatened. Cause unknown.
TURKEY FARM ROAD FIRE. 3 miles NW of Washington City and Saint George. Can be seen from the intersection of I-15 and Red Hills Parkway. Estimated 11,700 acres. 0% contained. E1601, E631 H07LH SPA, Squad State Fuel dispatched 7/13/2020 2110 MDT.
Evacuations –> Greens Springs.Active fire with significant runs throughout the day, which is a wind-drive fire with difficult terrain. Command transitioned over to a Type 3 IMT.
Photo(s) Credit | UT Fire Info
Fire officials are looking for assistance from the Public for 3 male teens seen driving away from the point-of-origin in a white sedan on Cottonwood Road around 2100 hours on July 13, 2020. Contact Investigators at 435-704-4456 with any tips.
Cause: Human caused by Fireworks.
Cooperators: GBCC IMT Team 2, NWS Salt Lake City, BLM Fire, NIFC, RAWS data/
========== PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS ==========
Photo Credit | BLM – Utah
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(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 7/14/2020 2330 PT / 7/15/2020 0030 MDT