Color Country Fire Managers Announce 2013 Schedule of Prescribed Burns
- April 2013
Color Country interagency fire managers have announced plans to ignite several prescribed burns in southwestern Utah and northwestern Arizona this year.
Pile Burning Planned for Uinta-Wasatch-Cache NF Areas
- December 2012
Weather permitting, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forests, fire and fuels personnel plan to burn slash piles starting December 7, 2012.
BLM Utah Hiring Wildland Firefighters for 2013 Fire Season
- December 2012
The BLM Utah is advertising openings for seasonal wildland firefighter and dispatcher positions across the state. The jobs being advertised are temporary seasonal appointments for the 2013 fire season.
Moab Success Story - May 2013
Ray Mesa is home to some of the last old growth ponderosa pine stands within the Moab Field Office. On May 2-3, 2013 BLM wildland fire personnel from Moab, Price, Richfield, and Vernal conducted a controlled underburn within 216 acres of ponderosa pine stands.
Color Country District Success Story - May 2013
In 2012, many of Utah’s communities witnessed the consequences of unwanted wildfires. Fire Managers always prepare for the worst case scenario which plays a vital role in reducing the loss of life and property. This year is no different...
West Desert District Success Story - December 2012
On August 5, 2012, a lightning strike on the east side of the Onaqui Mountains in Tooele County, Utah ignited the Faust Fire. The fire burned a total of 22,045 acres or roughly 34 square miles. The community of Terra, located north of the fire, was threatened as the fire pushed...
West Desert Success Story - June 2012
On June 12, 2012, the West Desert, BLM teamed up for the third annual "Chipper Day" with local residents and interagency cooperators to reduce hazardous fuels at Hi-Country Estates Phase 1.