Latest Milford Flat Fire Stories

2008-08-13 18:00:23

A wildfire burning in northern Utah is expected to be contained by the end of the week. The Devil's fire has been pushed by strong winds, but firefighters have managed to get on top of it. By Tuesday, the 1,588- acre fire burning in Box Elder County was declared about 70 percent contained.

2008-08-08 09:01:00

By Nancy Perkins Deseret News CEDAR CITY -- Cheatgrass and other highly flammable invasive weeds that fuel wildfires are the target of 10 projects sharing $2 million in grants from the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, it was announced Thursday.

2008-08-04 09:00:31

By Aaron Falk Deseret News Firefighters contained one wildfire Sunday as two more blazes continued to burn around the state. The Wagstaff fire, about eight miles east of Tabiona in Duchesne County, burned more than 400 acres of sagebrush and juniper before being fully contained around 8 p.m.

2008-08-04 06:00:21

By Lindsay Whitehurst and Erin Alberty, The Salt Lake Tribune Aug. 4--Firefighters made progress Sunday toward containing four wildfires burning in Utah. Evacuations and road closures were lifted near the 760-acre Spring Lake fire in Utah County, which was 78 percent contained Sunday night.

2008-07-30 15:00:40

Firefighters in Utah struggled Wednesday to contain a wildfire near Salt Lake City. The City Creek Canyon Fire, which began Tuesday, had burned about 130 acres of brush, KSL-TV reported. We feel like there's a low chance of it threatening structures at this time.

2007-07-08 15:04:20

By CARSON WALKER SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A blaze in southwestern South Dakota killed one person and destroyed 20 homes Sunday, and hundreds of people have evacuated homes in the paths of fires in Nevada and Washington state.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]