Pleasant Valley Days postponed
Because of the wildfires, it was decided that this weekend is not the best of weekends to hold Scofield's Pleasant Valley Days celebration. So backers have decided to wait until next Friday and Saturday, July 6 and 7....
Fire update 0942: Local governments consider fireworks ban
Wellington City has announced it is following Governor Gary Herbert's suggestion that people exercise "great caution" regarding the use of fireworks and firearms by citizens.
Fire update 0900: Scofield evacuation mandatory, HWY 96 closed
Public safety officials have closed SR 96 leading into Scofield at the junction of US 6.
Fire update 0730: Emergency evac center in Wellington
The Wellington Stake Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been designated as the emergency evacuation center for evacuees from Clear Creek, Scofield, Hiawatha and Wattis. As of 7:30 a.m., the evacuation of Clear Creek is mand...
Mandatory evacuations taking place in parts of county
The fire that started on Seeley Mountain in Emery County yesterday has now burned into Carbon County and officials are planning evacuations because of the danger.