Among the largest of the fires in Utah is the West Valley Fire, which is 10,510 acres and 5 percent contained, KUTV reported. The fire is currently burning in steep, rugged terrain. Helicopters are dropping water on hot spots and air tankers are dropping retardant to help fire crews.Where are the wild fires in Utah?
Fires in Utah. The largest of the fires, the Twitchell Canyon Fire, burned through conifer and juniper forest in the remote mountains of central Utah. Though the fire closed a number of roads, including Interstate 70, which runs across the top edge of the fire, it posed no direct threat to populated regions.Are there any wildfires in Utah?
SALT LAKE CITY — Crews are working on nine active wildfires that have blackened more than 150,000 acres across the state. Two new fires — the Millville Canyon and Shingle fires — were sparked over the weekend. Southern Utah fires. The Shingle Fire ignited in Southern Utah, near Swain's Creek in Kane County.