Monday, July 2, 2012

Wildfires shutting down gas fields in Wyomin and Utah

Utah has active fires burning across about 180,000 acres, including the 20,000-acre Seeley Fire on the Manti-La Sal National Forest, about 15 miles from Huntington, southeast of Provo.

The fire threatened summer cabins, year-round homes and a historic ranger station and forced evacuations of several neighborhoods and youth camps. A significant oil and field in the area has also been shut down due to the proximity of the fire. Summit County Voice