FIREFIGHTERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FIREFIGHTERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Indian Fire burning in brush near Ogden Canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58203381-78/fire-saturday-sunday-firefighters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58203381-78/fire-saturday-sunday-firefighters.html.csp">Indian Fire burning in brush near Ogden Canyon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T21:48:17.129-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A wildfire continued to burn Sunday after prompting evacuations Saturday night near the mouth of Ogden Canyon. The blaze, dubbed the Indian Fire, began about 8 p.m. Saturday on the steep, rocky slopes above 22nd Street and had grown to 50 acres Sunday. A helicopter and more than 20 firefighters worked Sunday on containing the flames, which were burning through oak brush and timber, said Forest Service spokeswoman Kim Obsorn. Though the flames were not threatening any homes and were moving up the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58203381@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 21:48:17 MDT Crews contain Salt Lake City grass fire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58199104-78/fire-lake-salt-grass.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58199104-78/fire-lake-salt-grass.html.csp">Crews contain Salt Lake City grass fire</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T17:56:17.998-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 05:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A grass fire scorched several acres near Salt Lake City railroad tracks. The fire was reported about 3:30 p.m. Friday near 400 S. Redwood Road (1700 West). It burned about three to four acres in one spot and less than an acre in a second before firefighters had it contained. “On a hot day like this with dry grass, it doesn’t take much,” said Jasen Asay, spokesman for the Salt Lake City Fire Department. Investigators determined that both fires were caused by sparks from an eastbound train. Ther...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58199104@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:56:17 MDT Utah firefighters quell shed fire that threatened propane tanks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58183788-78/fire-firefighters-propane-shed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58183788-78/fire-firefighters-propane-shed.html.csp">Utah firefighters quell shed fire that threatened propane tanks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T16:31:12.826-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 04:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Firefighters called to a fire in Trenton on Monday morning found a shed burning near two 1,000-gallon propane tanks. The Trenton fire department was able to quickly cool the propane tanks with water and extinguish the fire, according to Jason Winn, the Cache County fire marshal. The shed, located near 1412 E. Main Street, housed two small tractors, a jeep and some miscellaneous tools. The damage is estimated around $15,000. The cause of the fire was under investigation. There were no injuries to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58183788@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:31:12 MDT Firefighters battling South Salt Lake mulch fire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58172013-78/fire-lake-salt-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58172013-78/fire-lake-salt-south.html.csp">Firefighters battling South Salt Lake mulch fire</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamELA manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T15:40:40.971-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 03:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Looking at times as if they were walking inside a volcano, firefighters battled a fire Thursday night burning on an enormous pile of compost that covers an acre of land at a South Salt Lake business. The fire spread to two structures and its smoke forced the closure of Interstate 15 and obscured the skies in the Salt Lake Valley. The fire started around 7:30 p.m. at Diamond Tree Experts at 3645 S. 500 West. It burned a structure at the business and spread to a neighboring business, American West...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58172013@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:40:40 MDT Eastern Utah wildfire containment expected by Sunday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58169386-78/fire-containment-crews-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58169386-78/fire-containment-crews-utah.html.csp">Eastern Utah wildfire containment expected by Sunday</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T11:19:13.59-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 11:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Crews expect to complete containment of eastern Utah’s 3,126-acre Taylor Mountain Road Fire sometime Sunday. Fire Information Officer Kelsey Birchell said the fire was 80 percent contained as Thursday dawned. Crews were confident enough to begin demobilizing some of their 250 firefighters and airborne personnel who had been battling the blaze. The fire began last Saturday, initially racing through tinder-dry grass, brush and trees about 10 miles north of Vernal. In its first couple days, flames...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58169386@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:19:13 MDT Thousands appear for NYC firefighter’s funeral http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58169740-68/firefighter-firefighters-funeral-thousands.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58169740-68/firefighter-firefighters-funeral-thousands.html.csp">Thousands appear for NYC firefighter’s funeral</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T09:42:16.108-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 09:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Thousands of firefighters from across the country have descended upon a narrow New York City avenue for the funeral of a fallen fire lieutenant. Firefighters from St. Louis; Philadelphia; Boston; Monroe, Connecticut; and elsewhere lined up in uniform Thursday on Staten Island to honor Gordon “Matt” Ambelas (am-BEHL’-ihs). Mayor Bill de Blasio is to deliver a eulogy at the small church on Staten Island. The 14-year Fire Department of New York veteran died Saturday night from smoke inha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581697402014-07-10T09:42:16.108-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-10T09:42:16.108-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58169740@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:42:16 MDT U. of U. lab fire quickly doused by Salt Lake City crews http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58165426-78/fire-oven-asay-lab.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58165426-78/fire-oven-asay-lab.html.csp">U. of U. lab fire quickly doused by Salt Lake City crews</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T11:14:52.419-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 11:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An oven apparently left on overnight in a University of Utah biology lab has been blamed for an early Wednesday fire. Salt Lake City Fire Department spokesman Jasen Asay said firefighters rushed to the 257 S. 1400 East location when smoke triggered an alarm at 1:20 a.m. Crews located the fire in the oven and quickly doused it. “One major concern was that we did not know what was in the oven, and if it was harmful to our firefighters,” Asay said. “After contacting staff who worked in the buildin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58165426@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:14:52 MDT NYC mourns death of firefighter in high-rise blaze http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58153827-68/fire-ambelas-firefighters-apartment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58153827-68/fire-ambelas-firefighters-apartment.html.csp">NYC mourns death of firefighter in high-rise blaze</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL R. SISAK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T13:04:24.313-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 01:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Fire marshals were working Sunday to determine what sparked a blaze that killed a lieutenant who became trapped while looking for possible victims in a burning public-housing high-rise. Lt. Gordon Ambelas died late Saturday after suffering multiple injuries while on the 19th floor of the 21-story building in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, officials said. His was the Fire Department of New York’s first line-of-duty death in more than two years. The fire’s cause and origin had ye...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581538272014-07-06T13:04:24.313-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-06T13:04:24.313-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58153827@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 13:04:24 MDT Are drones the future of firefighting? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58150050-68/fire-drone-drones-firefighters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58150050-68/fire-drone-drones-firefighters.html.csp">Are drones the future of firefighting?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN SMITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Times-News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T15:02:15.044-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 03:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Twin Falls, Idaho • When it comes to analyzing dangerous wildfires, could a sensor attached to a drone ever replace a human eye connected to an intellect shaped by experience and intuition? That’s one of the many questions federal wildland firefighting officials are asking as drones become increasingly popular in warfare and commerce. The wildfire drone conversation comes on the heels of a national reminder about the human cost of firefighting after one of the deadliest seasons in recent memory....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58150050@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 15:02:15 MDT Child playing with lighter starts house fire in Clinton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58147904-78/fire-clinton-lighter-playing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58147904-78/fire-clinton-lighter-playing.html.csp">Child playing with lighter starts house fire in Clinton</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela Manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T20:45:02.843-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 08:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An 8-year-old boy playing with a lighter started a fire at a Clinton home Thursday, officials said. A call about the blaze came in at 2:18 p.m., and firefighters arrived within four minutes, Clinton Deputy Fire Chief Justin Benavides said. Smoke was coming from the basement, he added, and heavy flames from the back of the house. Firefighters and officers from other agencies, including Sunset and the Davis County Sheriff’s Office, also responded. The fire caused an estimated $70,000 to $75,000 i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58147904@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 20:45:02 MDT Firefighters rush to compost fire near I-15 in S. Salt Lake http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58145676-78/fire-compost-bowman-field.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58145676-78/fire-compost-bowman-field.html.csp">Firefighters rush to compost fire near I-15 in S. Salt Lake</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T11:23:31.887-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 11:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">South Salt Lake fire crews rushed to the scene of a blaze at composting company site that briefly jumped to a field near Interstate 15 Thursday morning. Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Bowman said the flames erupted about 6 a.m. in a 50-60 foot by 50-60 foot pile of compost at the Diamond Tree Experts’ DT Green Waste Disposal site, 3645 S. 500 West. Flames also spread into a field adjacent to and west of I-15. Crews quickly snuffed the field fire and had contained the compost pile fire by 6:35 a.m. Wha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58145676@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 11:23:31 MDT Black Crook Creek fire contained; crews watch for more blazes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58138440-78/fire-contained-100-black.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58138440-78/fire-contained-100-black.html.csp">Black Crook Creek fire contained; crews watch for more blazes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T13:41:04.983-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 01:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Firefighters have completely contained a 438-acre, lightning-caused blaze in Tooele County’s Sheeprock Mountains. Now, they warily watch the horizons for signs of fresh smoke. The Black Crook Creek Fire blackened tinder-dry swaths of grass, sagebrush, pinyon and juniper since being sparked during a thunderstorm on June 29. No structures were lost and no injuries were reported, according to Fire Information Officer Loyal Clark. The fire was declared 100 percent contained about 6 p.m. Monday. Howe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58138440@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:41:04 MDT Transients may have sparked 2-alarm fire in west Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58136970-78/fire-asay-firefighters-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58136970-78/fire-asay-firefighters-west.html.csp">Transients may have sparked 2-alarm fire in west Salt Lake City</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T15:20:33.86-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 03:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Firefighters rushed to the scene a two-alarm blaze Tuesday morning at an abandoned house in west Salt Lake City, quickly extinguishing the flames. Salt Lake City Fire Department spokesman Jasen Asay confirmed that investigators, after looking into neighborhood reports, believed that transients seen in the area recently likely were the cause of the fire. The first 911 call reporting the fire, near 1300 South and 900 West, came at 7:20 a.m. By 8:15 a.m., crews had extinguished the blaze. Asay said...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58136970@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:20:33 MDT Backyard BBQ sparks Utah house fire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58134871-78/fire-willden-county-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58134871-78/fire-willden-county-family.html.csp">Backyard BBQ sparks Utah house fire</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HARRY STEVENS </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T10:52:07.802-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 10:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A backyard barbecue in Tooele County sparked a house fire Sunday night that has left a family of four homeless. Dispatch was alerted to the structure fire at 6270 Burmester Road in a rural area at about 6:30 p.m. Firefighters arrived on the scene to find the entire house in flames, said Ryan Willden, a spokesman for the North Tooele County Fire District. “The home was a total loss,” Willden said. As they battled the flames, firefighters from Grantsville City and the North Tooele County Fire Dist...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58134871@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 10:52:07 MDT Deaths of 19 firefighters prompt few changes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58126750-68/fire-crew-firefighters-safety.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58126750-68/fire-crew-firefighters-safety.html.csp">Deaths of 19 firefighters prompt few changes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BOB CHRISTIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-28T11:15:03.045-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 11:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • It was the worst loss of life for U.S. wildland firefighters in eight decades, a tragedy that killed 19 members of a Hotshot crew during an out-of-control inferno in a brush-choked canyon. The fire prompted a strong sense of unity among everyone involved in the days after the blaze as dignitaries traveled to the site to remember the fallen and a promise to learn from the tragedy. But one year later, few changes have been implemented among the state’s fire crews as a result of the death...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58126750@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 11:15:03 MDT Ogden apartment fire put out; everyone evacuated safely http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58112893-78/fire-complex-evacuated-blaze.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58112893-78/fire-complex-evacuated-blaze.html.csp">Ogden apartment fire put out; everyone evacuated safely</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T15:49:14.523-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 03:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An Ogden apartment complex was evacuated after a fire broke out early Wednesday, and the blaze has been extinguished, firefighters said. The fire was the second in the last four days at The Gate at Canyon Ridge, which used to be called Canyon Cove Apartments until a new owner bought the complex. The previous fire occurred Sunday at a different building on the grounds of the complex at 1413 Canyon Cove. On Wednesday, people in 18 units were evacuated, with three of them getting down from the thir...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58112893@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:49:14 MDT Natural gas leak closes Layton intersection http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58105160-78/leak-questar-firefighters-gas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58105160-78/leak-questar-firefighters-gas.html.csp">Natural gas leak closes Layton intersection</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T08:32:41.067-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 08:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Traffic in Layton was beginning to flow more smoothly about 5 p.m., an hour after a gas leak was reported at the intersection of Gentile Street and Fairfield Road. The leak was contained as of 4:45 p.m., but motorists were asked to continue to avoid the area while a Questar crew finished repairs to the 2-inch line. Responders tried to evacuate four apartments after the leak was reported at about 4 p.m., but all occupants were away from home anyway, firefighters said. Questar will assist people l...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58105160@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:32:41 MDT Crews fighting Navajo blaze search for hot spots http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58101437-68/fire-hot-navajo-spots.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58101437-68/fire-hot-navajo-spots.html.csp">Crews fighting Navajo blaze search for hot spots</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-22T20:29:02.741-06:00">Updated Jun 22, 2014 08:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albuquerque, N.M. • Hundreds of firefighters spent Sunday scouring steep and rugged terrain just east of the Arizona-New Mexico border for any hot spots left from a wildfire that has scorched more than 22 square miles of the Navajo Nation. Some pockets of pinon and juniper were still smoldering and flames were creeping along the interior of the Assayii (UH’-saw-he) Lake Fire. But many parts have started to cool down, giving crews a chance to mop up along the edges of the blaze. “They’re going t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581014372014-06-22T20:29:02.741-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-22T20:29:02.741-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58101437@www.sltrib.com Sun, 22 Jun 2014 20:29:02 MDT Murray condo fire injures mother; 2 kids fine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58088626-78/fire-murray-bedroom-firefighters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58088626-78/fire-murray-bedroom-firefighters.html.csp">Murray condo fire injures mother; 2 kids fine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T22:02:16.613-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 10:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Murray woman was hospitalized with second-degree burns to her legs after fire broke out in her condominium unit. Murray Deputy Fire Marshal Pat Killian said the blaze started in a bedroom of the unit, located in the Creekside Condominiums complex near 5300 South and 400 East, about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday. Firefighters quickly attacked and extinguished the flames, containing them to the bedroom. The woman’s two young children were the subjects of a frantic search early on, but firefighters locat...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58088626@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 22:02:16 MDT Utah wildfires: One contained, another still out of control http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58073291-78/fire-containment-monday-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58073291-78/fire-containment-monday-utah.html.csp">Utah wildfires: One contained, another still out of control</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-16T22:06:18.694-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 10:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Firefighters worked Monday to cut containment lines around the still raging Cow Hollow Fire in Duchesne County. The lightning-sparked fire, which started last Friday, had blackened nearly 300 acres of dense, rugged spruce and fir terrain in Ashley National Forest by Monday morning and began the day at just 25 percent containment. The blaze is roughly 10 miles south of the eastern Utah town of Fruitland, Fire Information Officer Louis Haynes said. About 170 firefighters, with the support of fire...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58073291@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 22:06:18 MDT