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Teenager charged in June 12 fire that burned 8 homes in Moab

Teenager charged in June 12 fire that burned 8 homes in Moab

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A teenager has been charged in connection with the fire that burned eight homes in Moab last month. The Deseret News reported Thursday that the 16-year-old suspect was charged in Moab’s 7th District Juvenile Court with reckless burning and causing a catastrophe. The name and […]

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Owners return to charred buildings after wildfire in Utah

Owners return to charred buildings after wildfire in Utah

MOAB, Utah (AP) — Homeowners in Utah are returning to the charred remains of 10 buildings destroyed by wildfire in Moab, while police investigate the source of the blaze. Continued hot, dry and windy weather prompted federal and state land managers to tighten fire restrictions Friday in several southeastern Utah […]

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8 houses in Utah tourist town of Moab destroyed in fire

8 houses in Utah tourist town of Moab destroyed in fire

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A fast-moving brush fire destroyed eight homes in the southern Utah tourist town of Moab. Moab city officials said in a news release Tuesday night that the fire started Tuesday night in a wooded area near an apartment complex. The blaze also destroyed two parking […]

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Man dies in Utah after 60-foot fall while rappelling

Man dies in Utah after 60-foot fall while rappelling

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a Minnesota man died after falling 60 feet while rappelling down a cliff in southern Utah. Grand County Sheriff’s Lt. Kim Neal said that 33-year-old Scott Henning hiked with a friend Monday to a popular area for rappelling near the tourist town of […]

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