Wildfire Burns in Southwestern Utah, Hundreds Evacuated

A small air tanker drops retardant on a fire burning in Stockton Utah Wednesday, July 16, 2014. (AP Photo/The Salt Lake Tribune, Scott G Winterton)

June 19. 2017

OAN Newsroom

Fire season is well underway in Utah as crews battle a blaze near a ski town, which is burning around 1,000 acres.

It’s located near “Brian Head in Southwestern Utah, and is reportedly only 10-percent contained.

Around 750 people living in the area had to leave their homes as the flames grew.

So far one building has been destroyed, and several others have been damaged.

Flight restrictions are in place around the fire for all aircraft except those used for fighting the blaze.

  • Barry Soetoro-Chin

    ’tis the season, especially for the enviro-wacko protesters…

    • R A.

      Yes, the ones that leave their tons and tons of garbage and waste behind.

    • Hi Plains Drifter

      Treehuggers never show up at a forest fire, that requires WORK

  • DeplorableMe

    Yikes – Wildfires are scary !

    • Frank

      Wildfires are exhilarating…
      (Retired Fire Mgmt.Team Section Chief)