Utah’s extreme drought does not look like it will improve any time soon and fire managers said unless we get substantial rain, a fireworks ban later this year is a possibility.
With drought conditions ripe for wildfires in Utah this year, Rocky Mountain Power is warning residents their power could be cut as a precaution.
Gov. Spencer Cox said Utah has to get back to normal as he applauded the Legislature’s efforts to end COVID-19 restrictions in schools.
As the drought deepens and the fire season got an early start this year, the Bureau of Land Management issued a fire prevention order to ban target shooting and fireworks on its Utah lands.
Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for the area near Topanga Canyon due to the Palisades Fire with other residents on standby to leave, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
An orphaned black bear cub that was suffering from injuries received during Colorado's biggest wildfire is running free in the Rockies after wildlife officials spent nearly five months nursing him back to health.
Firefighters in Weber County have already started preparing for what they expect will be a very busy fire season.
Several fire agencies came together in Cedar City for a bit of training as part of Community Wildfire Preparedness Day.
Residents have been evacuated out of an area northwest of Shiprock, New Mexico in the Navajo Nation after a wildfire broke out overnight.
Utah’s 2021 wildfire season has arrived, several weeks early. With severe drought encompassing all the state, KSL Investigators look at how past blazes are helping fire crews battle future fires.
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