Fire

Australian firefighters 'happy to help' in US West

Wildfires-International Help

BOISE, Idaho — Mountainous conditions in the Pacific Northwest will be nothing new to dozens of firefighters from Australia and New Zealand who have arrived...

Science

Key to Utah earthquake risks sought in Earth's mantle flow

LOGAN — When it comes to understanding earthquakes in interior states like Utah, there are a lot of gaps. But a Utah State University associate...


Environment

Australian firefighters 'happy to help' in US West

BOISE, Idaho — Mountainous conditions in the Pacific Northwest will be nothing new to dozens of firefighters from Australia and New Zealand who have arrived...


News

17-day mission put Weber fire crew amid raging California blazes

When Barry Locke’s fire warden calls, his wife can’t help but cringe. The call could mean Locke is being summoned out of state to fight dangerous...


Local

Fire guts vacant Ogden home

OGDEN — An Ogden home is a total loss, gutted by an early morning fire. Crews from Ogden Fire Department and North View Fire District responded to the...


News

Raging Washington wildfires grow by 100 square miles

TWISP, Wash. — Reduced winds on Saturday helped firefighters gain the upper hand against a series of giant wildfires in north-central Washington that earlier...




Environment

Drought-fueled wildfires burn 7M acres in US

Sap a forest of rain — say, for three or four years — toss in seemingly endless sunshine and high temperatures, and you’ve got just the right...


Fire

Grass fire in Morgan contained, firefighters say

MORGAN -- Firefighters responded to a grass fire that was ignited by a downed power line near East Canyon Reservoir Thursday night, Aug. 20. Crews arrived at about...


Police & Fire

Police enter investigation of Baron Woolen Mills fire

BRIGHAM CITY — The probe for the cause of the latest Baron Woolen Mills fire has become a police investigation. Officials remain tight-lipped on the...


News

Why are northern Utah skies so hazy right now?

Utah has not been spared by the wildfires raging in California, Idaho and the Pacific Northwest — not only have the fires required help from Utah fire...


Fire

Layton home explosion still under investigation for a cause

LAYTON — Fire officials are still investigating what caused a fiery explosion in a home this weekend. Doug Bitton, public information officer with Layton...


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