Friday, August 14, 2020


Moab, UT

90.2 F

    Moab Valley Fire Department

    Separate fires destroy two local homes, displacing residents

    Nissen said he stepped back from the house to see Lemon and her son Dash on the roof of the one-story part of the house.

    Fire destroys a Castle Valley home

    Within minutes the first arriving Castle Valley unit found the structure and a vehicle fully engulfed in flames.

    Blaze chars BLM site as agencies paint dire picture of early fire season

    Federal and state agencies have issued strict fire advisories due to the early advent of fire season and extremely dry conditions.

    Trailer blaze has undetermined cause

    Firefighters from the Moab Valley Fire Department extinguish a burning camp trailer fire Friday evening, Feb. 28...

    Feeling chipper

    New wood chipper will be used to reduce fire risk on private, public property

    Blazes kept Moab’s volunteer firefighters busy on the 4th

    Independence Day 2019 was "coordinated chaos" for the Moab Valley Fire Department, according to its chief T.J. Brewer.

    Thompson structures saved from brush fire

    A fast-moving brush fire in Thompson late Sunday afternoon was prevented from reaching several homes, according to Thompson Springs Fire Chief Mark Marcum.

    Hot wheels on the highway

    The Moab Valley Fire Department responded to a semi-truck fire on Highway 191 just past the Highway 313 junction – the road to Dead Horse Point State Park – Thursday afternoon, June 20.

    BLM omits September Moab-area oil, gas leases

    “This victory will ensure, for now, that the spectacular views at Arches and Canyonlands remain unspoiled by industrialization."

    75% of students opt for in-person schooling

    According to Frank Melo, maintenance supervisor for the district, the ventilation systems in the schools have MERV 8 filters, which are not rated for filtering viral particles.

    ‘Moot’ Lionsback lawsuit dismissed

    The decision to end litigation was based in large part on developer Jon Dwight’s decision to develop the project based on the original agreement ironed out in 2008.

    COVID claims life of county senior citizen

    “Our sympathies go out to the family of the deceased. This is a sobering reminder of why we take the precautions that we do."