Facebook Twitter

Utah wildfires by the numbers

SHARE Utah wildfires by the numbers

Wolf Den Fire

Where: Uintah county, 4 miles north of Big Park

Size: 1,000 acres

Containment: 0 percent

Structures: No structures threatened

Evacuations: No evacuations

Started: 1:30 p.m. Friday

Cause: Under investigation, possible dry lighting


Rose Crest Fire

Where: Rose Canyon, Herriman

Size: 611 acres

Containment: 15 percent

Structures: Three homes and one two-car detached garage have been burned

Evacuations: 950 homes evacuated. Points west and south of 6400 West and 13100 South/Main Street are closed. Residents should evacuate heading east on Rose Canyon Rd or east on 14200 South

Started: Friday 3:30 p.m.

Cause: Car fire


Church Camp Fire

Where: Argyle and Indian canyons, 22 miles south of Duchesne in Duchesne County

Size: 5,750 acres

Containment: 30 percent

Structures: Approximately 18 unidentified structures have been destroyed.

Evacuations: All residences/cabins on Argyle Canyon Road have been evacuated; U.S. Highway 191 over Indian Canyon remains open, but visibility is low due to heavy smoke and fire personnel frequently crossing.

Started: 6 p.m. Sunday

Cause: Under investigation, likely human caused


Clay Springs Fire

Where: Oak City, Millard County

Size: 88,000 acres

Containment: 15 percent

Structures: 1 cabin and 3 maintenance sheds in Oak City were destroyed and another 125 still threatened

Evacuations: Oak City and Fool Creek evacuation orders have been lifted; portions of U.S. Highway 125 remained closed

Started: Wednesday

Injuries: 2 firefighters burned

Cause: Human caused, under investigation


New Harmony Fire

Where: New Harmony, Washington County

Size: 1,826 acres

Containment: 90 percent full containment expected by Saturday

Structures: 7 homes/camp trailers, 22 garages/sheds and numerous vehicles have been lost damaged and other homes and structures in New Harmony and Bumblebee remain threatened

Evacuations: Lifted

Started: 1:50 p.m. Wednesday

Injuries: 1 firefighter burned, treated and released at a local hospital

Cause: Water pump malfunction


Pole Creek Fire

Where: Neola, Duchesne County

Size: 1,867 acres

Containment: 50 percent

Structures: None threatened

Evacuations: None

Started: 3:35 p.m. Wednesday

Cause: Human caused, fireworks found in the area


Seeley Fire

Where: Huntington Canyon and Gentry Mountain, Sanpete County

Size: 19,700 acres

Containment: 0 percent

Structures: Historic Forest Service guard station threatened; campgrounds in the area are closed

Evacuations: Hiawatha, Wattis, Clear Creek and Scofield evacuated Wednesday; including a Boy Scout camp, all boat camps and state park campgrounds; state Route 31 is closed from Fairview to Huntington; Highway 96 from state Route 6 to state Route 284 and Millers Flat Road from Scad Valley to state Route 31 are also closed; the Red Cross set up a shelter at and LDS meetinghouse in Wellington, 930 E. Main Street.

Started: 5:30 a.m. Tuesday

Cause: Dry Lightning


Wood Hollow Fire

Where: Sanpete County

Size: 47,295 acres

Containment: 65 percent, full containment expected by Saturday

Structures: At least 56 structures have burned, including some homes

Evacuations: Fairview and communities east of U.S. Highway 89 evacuations lifted; Birdseye and the Indian Ridge, Oaker Hills and Elk Ridge subdivisions west of U.S. Highway 89 remain evacuated; state Route 31 over Fairview Canyon remains closed

Fatalities: 1 person found dead Tuesday

Started: 4:30 p.m. Saturday

Cause: Might be due to copper wiring theft in the area that caused a transmitter to short circuit.