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How do you find current wildfires in Utah?

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Residents can find current wildland fire information in Utah on UtahFireInfo.gov. The website has a map of current large wildland fires and active fuel projects by both the Bureau of Land Management and the United States Forest Service. Website users can click the icons on the map to view the fire's name and information.

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UtahFireInfo.gov also has a year-to-date report for fire season. Information on the chart includes the responsible agency, responding Utah state unit, number of fires and number of acres burned. The chart also narrows information by human-caused and lightning-caused fires. Other information on the website includes fire restrictions, public service announcements, recent news, a list of communities most at risk of wildland fire and fire dispatch center locations. Residents can also find current fireworks restrictions on the website.

Utah residents can also find information about protecting their homes and preventing wildland fires on UtahFireInfo.gov. The website discusses basic fire safety and creating defensible space. Website users can follow links to Firewise, Fire Safe Council, National Fire Protection Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency websites.

Residents can also find Utah wildland fire information on Fox 13's website. The station broadcasts from Salt Lake City and posts news stories about fires in chronological order.

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