Fires are still a significant problem in parts of Utah. Here is a list of the major active fires on August 10, according to Utah Fire Info, NIFC.gov, and other sources, along with maps on where the larger ones are located.
You can view a map of all the Utah fires here. This map is being constantly updated. You can see a screenshot of Utah Fire Info’s current map below:
Utah Fire Map
Bear Trap Fire
This fire is 4,713 acres and 0 percent contained. It’s 44 miles southeast of Price. It was caused by lightning.
Coal Hollow Fire
Coal Hollow Fire Map
This fire is 17,969 acres and 0 percent contained. It’s 11 miles northeast of Price and 15 miles southeast of Spanish Fork, Utah. It was caused by lightning. Dry, hot winds have caused the fire to spread. It’s near SR-6 and Dairy Fork. The map above is an evacuation map.
Below is a perimeter map:
InciwebCoal Fire Perimeter Map
Power lines, highway, railroads, and residences are threatened by this fire, Inciweb reported. Yesterday, an emergency alert for this fire was sent to a greater area than intended, causing some confusion.
UtahGov “RT UtahWildfire: #CoalHollowFire, 17,969 acres, 0% contained. #HillTopFire, 1,861 acres, 61% contained. New updates available at www. https://t.co/ygPiWnMHaC.
Contact Fire Information: 435.427.0846 or 435.427.4849 pic.twitter.com/cwBpiYBKw8″
— Robertson Real Estate (@robertsonestate) August 10, 2018
For updated details on this fire, call 435.427.0846 or 435.427.4849.
Here are more pictures of the fire:
Thick smoke driving through Spanish Fork Canyon. #CoalHollowFire pic.twitter.com/YcWeYAjNQQ
— Ginna Roe (@GinnaRoeKUTV) August 10, 2018
— Captin Jones (@Garrett4176) August 10, 2018
The Coal Hollow Fire is mostly away from structures but the Hill Top Fire is near cabins, residences, and electricity, The Salt Lake Tribune reported. Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, who lives near the Hilltop Fire in Fairview, said he thinks the worst may be over.
Current evacuations involving both fires include people camping or living in Bear Ridge, Fish Creek, or Soldier Summit areas, and some parts of Aspen Cove and Scofield, The Salt Lake Tribune reported. Additional evacuations include homes south of SR-6 to Carbon County line, and homes along SR 96 from its junction with SR-6 to Scofield.
Cove Creek Fire
The #CoveCreekFire, which began July 17 after a lightning strike, is now at 60% containment. The fire has burned 2,620 acres.
More 🔥 updates here: https://t.co/YuDcADixzf
— KSL (@KSLcom) August 6, 2018
Listed on Utah Fire Info’s map, this fire is 2,620 acres and 70 percent contained. It was caused by lightning and is 20 miles north of Beaver, Utah. It’s burning in rugged terrain and is being monitored.
Dollar Ridge Fire
The Dollar Ridge fire is southeast of Strawberry Reservoir and has been burning on national forest land. It’s now 60,500 acres and 90 percent contained, as of August 10. The fire was caused by human activity.
InciwebDollar Ridge Fire
The fire is located 36 miles southeast of …read more