Wildfires – Utah, USA
A number of wildfires erupted across the state of Utah within 24 hours of each other, beginning on Wednesday afternoon.
The Black Mountain Fire: Estimated 5,000 acres as of 10:30 p.m. on Thursday.
Rough Canyon Fire: Estimated 5,142 acres as of 9 p.m. on Thursday.
West Valley Fire: The fire was estimated to have burned 7,200 acres as of 9 p.m. Thursday.
Trail Mountain Fire: Estimated 17,767 acres as of 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Fruitland Shed Fire: Estimated 20 acres as of 8:25 p.m. on Thursday. At least three structures were destroyed.
Wildfires – Colorado, USA
A rapidly moving wildfire in Costilla County has destroyed buildings and grew to 3,724 acres by Thursday morning, forcing evacuations in the Forbes Park area and triggering an emergency declaration. A number of structures have been destroyed.