UT WILDFIRE | 9TH STREET FIRE | 2

UPDATE 2 – Sunday, May 31,st

A wildfire named the 9TH STREET FIRE  is burning above Ogden in Weber County.

Firefighters were able to establish an anchor point** and constructing a line around the fire to attempt to contain it. Strong winds were predicted to last from 0400 to 1200 hours. This will be a challenge for firefighters. (0059 hours MDT)

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Earlier this morning (0547 hours MDT), after better light and mapping, the fire was determined to be at 15 acres with a 0% containment status. Firefighters successfully saved all threatened structures.

Mop-up operations are in effect for the fire perimeter and efforts will continue aruond homes. There are still 10 engines and 1 rew assigned to the incident (0552 MDT)

No Evacuations are in progress at this time (0547).

There are reports of Rocky Mountain Power UT power lines down and their utility crews are out investigating.

Cause of the actual fire is under investigation.

Resources include:

**An advantageous location, usually a barrier to fire spread, from which to start constructing a fireline. The anchor point is used to minimize the chance of being flanked (or outflanked) by the fire while the line is being constructed. (Source: Wikipedia)

(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 1115 PT

UT WILDFIRE | 9TH STREET FIRE | 1

UPDATE 1 – Saturday, May 30th

A second wildfire is burning in Utah.  This is named the 9TH STREET FIRE which is burning above Ogden in Weber County.

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Resources include: 3A261 E461 Everett B WeberBasin which were dispatched at 2225 hours MDT.

The fire is about20 acres with an unknown containment status.

There are approximately 72 structures threatened.  No evacuations are in progress at the moment.

The Rocky Mountain power substation has sustained some damage. Details limited.

(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated at 2325 PT

UT WILDFIRE | TABBY CANYON FIRE | 1

UPDATE 1 – Saturday, May 30th

A wildfire named the TABBY CANYON FIRE is burning on Stansbury Island and moving east and is deemed to be wind-driven.

The fire is burning in Tooele County, Utah that started on Saturday, May 30th.

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Firefighters were dispatched via the Northern Utah Interagency Fire Center at 1535 hours MDT (1435 PT).  Fire was estimated to be at 75 acres with additional resources on order.  There were no structures threatened at the moment.

Resources include:  Alta E411 E630 E633 H-5PT Logan IHC Lone Peak Twin Peaks WT as of 2205 hours MDT this evening.

As of 0013 MDT, Sunday, May31st, the fire activity has exploded into 1,500 acres with an unknown containment status.

(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 1115 PT