Wildfires – Utah, USA – Update
A pair of wildfires in southern Utah County have moved about five miles northward in the Diamond Fork area. The Pole Creek and Bald Mountain fires have burned 86,379 acres combined, according to an update from the U.S. Forest Service. Due to the Pole Creek and Bald Mountain Fires, Diamond Fork and Sheep Creek Canyons were under mandatory evacuations Sunday afternoon as the pair of fires jumped US-6.
Wildfires – Wyoming, USA
A wildfire burning along Wyoming’s southern border that was first reported Saturday consumed more than 1,800 acres in the following 24 hours. The blaze, known as the Ryan Fire, began across the state line in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness in Jackson County, Colorado. Winds had pushed it north by Sunday night into Carbon County, Wyoming, and the Medicine Bow National Forest. Authorities say they evacuated all known occupied camps and hunting areas before the fire spread north.
Another fire reported Saturday afternoon in Bridger-Teton National Forest has burned 3,000 acres.