Quail Fire


Where: Alpine, near Lambert Park

Size: 1,993 acres

Containment: 50 percent

Structures: 1 barn burned and 2 homes with minor damage 

Evacuations: All homeowners were allowed to return Thursday, although the Box Elder Cove subdivision was to be restricted to residents-only until Friday afternoon. American Fork Canyon and Alpine Loop Road were opened up to the Granite Flat campground and other recreation sites, including Timpanogos Cave National Monument.

Started: 2 p.m. July 3 

Cause: Human caused, under investigation


Uinta Fire


Where: 18 miles northwest of Neola, Duchesne County

Size: 15 acres

Containment: 0 percent

Structures: None threatened 

Evacuations: The Uinta Canyon Trailhead and Uinta Canyon Trail have been closed to ensure access for firefighters.

Started: 9:00 a.m. July 4 

 Cause: Under investigation


Church Camp Fire


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

Size: 7,100 acres

Containment: 90 percent

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

Evacuations: Evacuation for the Church Camp Fire will be lifted in phases. Owners that have suffered damage will be ablt to return to the area on Saturday July 7 at 8 a.m. Those owners that wish to examine their property will need to go to the road block at the top of Indian Canyon and check in. Sunday July 8 at 8 a.m. all other propert owners will be allowed to return.  Access to the closed area will be limited to owners for only a few days. Homeowners will need proof of residency to return to the area.

Started: Midnight, June 24

Cause: Under investigation, likely human caused


Clay Springs Fire


Where: Oak City, Millard County

Size: 108,191 acres

Containment: 72 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


Seeley Fire


Where: Huntington Canyon and Gentry Mountain, Sanpete County

Size: 42,126 acres

Containment: 17 percent

Structures: None threatened

Evacuations: Evacuations include the Electric Lake area, Scofield, Clear Creek, Miller Flat Reservoir area, Cleveland Campground, Hog Flat area and two youth camps. Due to the vicinity of the fire, a major oil and gas field has been shut down. Several working coal mines in the area remain undera pre evacuation notice. The evacuation of Scofield has been lifted to permanent residents, by permit only.

Started: 5:30 a.m. June 26

Injuries: None

Cause: Dry lightning


Shingle Fire


Where: Six miles south of Duck Creek Village in Shingle Mill Canyon in Kane County 

Size: 8,200 acres

Containment: 10 percent  

Structures:  1 uninhabited cabin was destroyed southwest of U.S. 89, also known as Todd Corner. Crews are working to secure the fire where 550 residences, 1 commercial property and 300 outbuildings are threatened.   

Evacuations: U.S. 14 will reopen at 6 a.m. Friday. The evacuation order for homes north of U.S. 14 will also be lifted on Friday at 6 a.m. Swains Creek evacuations will be rescinded on Saturday at 6 a.m.

Started: 3:38 p.m. July 1

Injuries: a firefighter sprained an ankle late Tuesday 

Cause: Human caused, spark arrester malfunction from ATV


Wolf Den Fire

Where:  Uintah County, 4 miles north of Big Park

Size: 16,865 acres

Containment: 60 percent

Structures: None threatened

Evacuations: None

Started: 1:15 p.m. June 29

Injuries: none 

Cause: Under investigation, possible dry lightning

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