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Gas line cut, Roy homes evacuated due to leak

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ROY — Several homes in the Roy area have been evacuated due to a gas leak, Roy officials said. Roy Fire Chief Jason Poulsen said the gas leak occurred...

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UPDATE: Ogden Canyon reopened after grass fire

UPDATE: The canyon was reopened at about 1:20 p.m. after fire crews contained the fire, according to dispatchers. Dispatch says Ogden Canyon is back open. Fire is...


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Ogden Canyon brush fire sparked by tree falling on power line

HUNTSVILLE — A tree fell on a power line, sparking a grass fire that forced closure of Ogden Canyon during the noon hour Thursday. The Weber Fire...


Police & Fire

Gas line cut, Roy homes evacuated due to leak

ROY — Several homes in the Roy area have been evacuated due to a gas leak, Roy officials said. Roy Fire Chief Jason Poulsen said the gas leak occurred...


Fire

Evacuation lifted for homes near Salt Lake City suburb fire

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS — Authorities lifted an evacuation notice Tuesday afternoon for 30 homes bordering a brush fire that was burning near the mouth of a Salt...


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Fire causes $100K in damage at Ogden-Hinckley Airport business

OGDEN -- Fire crews responded to a business fire at the Ogden-Hinckley Airport early Monday, Aug. 31. The fires began before 3:14 a.m. when firefighters arrived at...




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...


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...


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...


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Ogden Canyon brush fire sparked by tree falling on power line

HUNTSVILLE — A tree fell on a power line, sparking a grass fire that forced closure of Ogden Canyon during the noon hour Thursday. The Weber Fire...