Utah wildfires by the numbers

Published: Friday, June 29 2012 10:34 p.m. MDT

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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