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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.

  • July 12, 2024 @ 11:42 a.m.:
  • The Silver King fire is 15,547 acres with 2% containment at this time. The fire was caused by a lightning strike. Marysville and surrounding communities like Circleville and Panguitch are being impacted by smoke. 
  • The Deer Springs fire is 11,680 acres with 30% containment. It’s burning on the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument south of Bryce Canyon and 23 miles northeast of Kanab. The cause is under investigation according to the Bureau of Land Management but appears to be human-caused. There is a heavy air unit presence with 275,000 gallons of retardant used.
  • The Little Twist fire in Beaver County is 5,367 acres and 60% contained. The fire was discovered on June 13 and was determined to be human-caused.
  • The Babylon fire west of Blanding in southeast Utah has burned 199 acres and is 20% contained. It was started by natural causes.

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