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Saratoga Springs and Eagle Mountain Dump Fire evacuation updates

Published: Monday, Aug. 31 2015 8:29 p.m. MDT

Emergency responders work on a wild land  fire that is threatening homes in Saratoga Springs Friday, June 22, 2012.  (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News) Emergency responders work on a wild land fire that is threatening homes in Saratoga Springs Friday, June 22, 2012. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)

Editor's note: As of 5 p.m. Friday, the information that follows was verified accurate. Over the natural course of the fire coverage, some information may change.

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A fire caused by target shooters started near Saratoga Springs landfill around noon Thursday. The Dump Fire has spread over Eagle Mountain, threatening homes and facilities. Evacuations have been issued for Saratoga Springs and Eagle Mountain residents as the fire closes within 1/2 mile of homes, burning 4,000 acres and emitting dangerous smoke plumes. Thousands of residents have been evacuated from their homes, and fire officials are estimating the fire containment is less than 20%. No homes have burned at this point.

LDS missionaries entertain evacuated residents as they congregate at West Lake High School as emergency responders work on a wild land  fire that is threatening homes in Saratoga Springs Friday, June 22, 2012.  (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News) LDS missionaries entertain evacuated residents as they congregate at West Lake High School as emergency responders work on a wild land fire that is threatening homes in Saratoga Springs Friday, June 22, 2012. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)

Because of the high fire danger, residents in all evacuated areas will not be able to return to their homes tonight.

Updates will be posted as they become available.

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Eagle Mountain evacuation areas: Mayor Heather Jackson says 300+ homes have been evacuated in Eagle Mountain. Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for all residents from Kiowa Valley subdivision east to Redwood Road, North to Pony Express. Everyone south of Pony Express pkwy, east of Smith Ranch Rd, all the way east to Redwood Road is being evacuated. Voluntary evacuations at this point include Fremont Springs, Eagle Top, Three's Crossings, and Silver Lake.

Elder Tetino Teebeta talks with Mason Rucker as evacuated residents congregate at West Lake High School as emergency responders work on a wild land  fire that is threatening homes in Saratoga Springs Friday, June 22, 2012.  (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News) Elder Tetino Teebeta talks with Mason Rucker as evacuated residents congregate at West Lake High School as emergency responders work on a wild land fire that is threatening homes in Saratoga Springs Friday, June 22, 2012. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)

Here is a list of affected subivisions for the evacuation at this point: Kiowa Valley, Eagle Top, Fremont Springs, Three's Crossing.

Residents in SilverLake or City Center do not need to evacuate at this point.

City Hall is closed.

Evacuation Rendezvous Points: Vista Heights Middle School, 484 W. Pony Express & LDS church at 3332 E. Windhover, by Nolan Park are NO LONGER being used as evac centers. All residents are instructed to evacuate to Westlake High, 99 N. Thunder Blvd. The Red Cross has been notified and has a shelter there.

EOC is located at City Hall, incident command is at Neptune Park in Saratoga Springs. Check with Cami from BLM 385-226-6540. (Evacuation center for the ‪#dumpfire‬ is Westlake high school in Saratoga Springs not Eagle Mountain)

Evacuated residents congregate at West Lake High School as emergency responders work on a wild land  fire that is threatening homes in Saratoga Springs Friday, June 22, 2012.  (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News) Evacuated residents congregate at West Lake High School as emergency responders work on a wild land fire that is threatening homes in Saratoga Springs Friday, June 22, 2012. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)

Saratoga Springs Brief

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Saratoga Springs Evacuation Areas: Mayor Heather Jackson says 2,000+ homes have been evacuated in Saratoga Springs. The evacuation area now includes all of the Stillwater subdivision and continues north to the Church farm. This includes the Jacobs Ranch subdivision, north of Grandview Boulevard, South of the Church farm, and West of Redwood Road. All neighborhoods west of Redwood Rd and south of Stillwater should be prepared for an evacuation should it become necessary.

A Google map of the evacuation areas in Saratoga Springs is provided.

Evacuated residents Rex Richins and Nancy Dastrup wait for word about their house  at West Lake High School as emergency responders work on a wild land  fire that is threatening homes in Saratoga Springs Friday, June 22, 2012.  (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News) Evacuated residents Rex Richins and Nancy Dastrup wait for word about their house at West Lake High School as emergency responders work on a wild land fire that is threatening homes in Saratoga Springs Friday, June 22, 2012. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)

The current evacuation area includes all homes north of Grandview Boulevard, South of the Church farm, and West of Redwood Road.

Other neighborhoods asked to prepare for evacuation: Neighborhoods in Saratoga Springs from the Stillwater subdivision north to Grandview Blvd and West of Redwood Rd, including all of Jacobs Ranch, are asked to prepare for an evacuation should it become necessary.

Evacuation Rendezvous Points: Those being evacuated can go to Westlake High, 99 N. Thunder Blvd. The Red Cross has been notified and has a shelter there.

(Evacuation center for the ‪#dumpfire‬ is westlake high school in saratoga springs not eagle mountain.)

Utah Fire Info Website

Homes were being evacuated in the Kiowa Valley area near Saratoga Springs Friday morning. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News) Homes were being evacuated in the Kiowa Valley area near Saratoga Springs Friday morning. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)

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American Red Cross volunteers are now on scene with more than 200 evacuees at the reception center at Westlake High School 99 N. Thunder Blvd in Saratoga Springs, to provide support to evacuation center staff for the Saratoga Hills Subdivision.

Roads Closed:

SR-68 is closed from 400 N to Harbor Point in Saratoga Springs South of 400N hwy68. North of Harbor Bay Drive in Saratoga Springs is also closed.

Emergency responders work on a wildfire that is threatening homes in Saratoga Springs Friday, June 22, 2012. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News) Emergency responders work on a wildfire that is threatening homes in Saratoga Springs Friday, June 22, 2012. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)

Hwy 68 (Redwood Road) closed from Elberta to 400 N in Saratoga Springs.

Those evacuating and leaving City limits should take Pony Express to Ranches Pkwy to SR-73 at this point.

Pet Boarding

If you are evacuating and need a place for animals here are several shelters and volunteers willing to board animals.

Anne McIntyre North Utah Valley Animal Shelter is accepting evacuation dogs and cats from the fire for free. They are located at 193 N 2000 W Lindon, Utah 84042. Call them at (801) 785-3442

On the Spot Pet Care is accepting all pets from the fire evacuation. The address is 94 S 700 E American Fork.

Emergency responders work on a wild land  fire that is threatening homes in Saratoga Springs Friday, June 22, 2012.  (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News) Emergency responders work on a wild land fire that is threatening homes in Saratoga Springs Friday, June 22, 2012. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)

Local residents are also volunteering to take in animals in homes and ranches. Check Eagle Mountain and Saratoga Springs' Facebook and Twitter feeds for more information.

Unified Fire

For current information on the #dumpfire in Utah County, Eagle Mountain City should call 801-789-6600

Saratoga Springs residents should contact their city offices at 801-766-6503 for updates.

Fire officials would like to remind citizens to avoid the areas of the fire and keep the roads clear for evacuations and fire personnel.

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Emergency responders work on a wild land  fire that is threatening homes in Saratoga Springs Friday, June 22, 2012.  (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News) Emergency responders work on a wild land fire that is threatening homes in Saratoga Springs Friday, June 22, 2012. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)

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