Fires by the numbers

Published: Tuesday, July 3 2012 9:00 p.m. MDT

Quail Fire


Where: Alpine, near Lambert Park

Size: 1,200-1,500 acres

Containment: 0 percent

Structures: 1 barn burned and 2 homes with minor damage 

Evacuations: 80 homes in Alpine Cove and Box Elder subdivisions were ordered to evacuate.

Started: 2 p.m. July 3 

Cause: Under investigation


Church Camp Fire


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

Size: 6,100 acres

Containment: 70 percent; full containment expected about July 15

Structures:  An estimated 15 cabins or other residences and 78 additional structures have been destroyed.

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

Started: Midnight, June 24

Cause: Under investigation, likely human caused


Clay Springs Fire


Where: Oak City, Millard County

Size: 104,681 acres

Containment: 51 percent

Structures: 1 cabin and 2 maintenance sheds in Oak City destroyed; none currently threatened.

Evacuations: None

Started: 2:15 p.m. on June 27 

Injuries: 2 firefighters burned, but now released from hospital.

Cause: Human caused, under investigation


Millville Canyon Fire


Where: Cache County, Millville Canyon 

Size: 109 acres 

Containment: 90 percent, full containment by Wednesday night

Structures: None threatened 

Evacuations: None 

Started: July 1 

Injuries: None 

Cause: Target shooting 


Pole Creek Fire


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