fire http://kuer.org en Provo City Searching for Serial Arsonist http://kuer.org/post/provo-city-searching-serial-arsonist <p>Provo city officials are <a href="http://provomayor.com/2014/04/22/arsonist-fire-starter-in-provo/" target="_blank">asking for the community’s help </a>in finding a serial arsonist that has set 10 fires in the last month.<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Each of the 10 fires has been ignited in or around an abandoned house or structure. The first fire too place on March 13 and the latest fire happened early Tuesday morning.</span></p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:18:20 +0000 Brian Grimmett 45289 at http://kuer.org Provo City Searching for Serial Arsonist Rockport Fire Burns Homes, Forces Evacuations http://kuer.org/post/rockport-fire-burns-homes-forces-evacuations <p class="p1"><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">*Updated at 11:00 a.m. 8/16/13</strong></p><p class="p1">Summit County officials have removed the evacuation orders for the communities of Bridge Hollow and Promontory. Evacuation orders are still in effect for the communites of Rockport Estates and Rockport Ranches. Officials say those evacuations will remain at least through Monday.</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 23:10:46 +0000 KUER News Staff 33893 at http://kuer.org Rockport Fire Burns Homes, Forces Evacuations Wildfires Continue to Burn in Eastern Utah http://kuer.org/post/wildfires-continue-burn-eastern-utah <p>Firefighters are still trying to contain three fires started in south eastern Utah last week.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Rock Creek Fire near Price, the Lackey Fan Fire near La Sal and the Dark Canyon Fire west of Monticello all began when a storm rolled through southeast Utah late last week.The Lackey Fan Fire is the biggest of the three having already burned about 900 acres with a crew of over 300 firefighters battling the blaze. The fire is currently burning in the opposite direction of La Sal and crews aren’t planning evacuations at this time. Mon, 17 Jun 2013 21:52:02 +0000 Brian Grimmett 31072 at http://kuer.org Wildfires Continue to Burn in Eastern Utah KUER News Pod: Tuesday June 11, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-tuesday-june-11-2013 <p>Democrats in the legislature call for an investigation into Attorney General John Swallow, three candidates file to challenge Cottonwood Heights first and only mayor, and Utah’s fire season is shaping up to be another difficult one.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F96437593&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 17:23:06 +0000 Brian Grimmett 30728 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Tuesday June 11, 2013