Uintah Fire in Utah: 18 structures damaged or destroyed

The fire burned 619 acres.

Map Uintah Fire

Teams of fire, structural, and law enforcement personnel have completed an evaluation of the structures that were affected by the Uintah Fire that started September 9 southeast of Ogden, Utah near the community of Uintah.

Their findings:

  • 3 Homes destroyed
  • 2 Homes damaged
  • 1 Mixed commercial property damaged
  • 8 Other structures damaged (sheds, outbuildings etc.)
  • 4 Other structures destroyed (sheds, outbuildings etc.)

Total: 18 destroyed or damaged structures

Strong down canyon winds pushed the fire rapidly to the west, burning into a residential area and along the Interstate 84 corridor.

Many homes, however, were saved, as you can see in the videos below:

On Friday the Weber Fire district reported that there were some remaining hot spots, it was 85 percent contained, and still assigned to the fire were 10 engines and a total of 50 personnel.

Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire. Google+