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Utah Wildfires

Utah Wildfires

Keep up with the latest news about wildfires in Utah.

The latest on active fires that are at least 100 acres large and/or have forced evacuations.

  • June 1, 2023 @ 3:04 p.m.: The Crater Hill fire, in the southwest part of Zion National Park, remains an estimated 136 acres and is now 100% contained. The fire was caused by a lightning strike.

A real-time source of all active wildfires and projects across Utah, which is regularly updated by state fire officials.

2022 Wildfire Stats:

Sept. 21 marks the end of Utah’s 2022 weekly updates on wildfire statistics. Human-caused wildfires were down 19% from last year and 34% from the 10-year average.

As of Sept. 19, there were 893 wildfires that burned over 25,500 acres this year in the state. Of that, 48% were human-caused. Last year, there were 1,084 fires at this time. In 2020, which was a record-breaker for human-caused fires, there were 1,326 fires by this time.