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2,000+ Homes Evacuated for Dump Fire in Utah County

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The "Dump Fire" that started this week near Saratoga Springs was only 20% contained before today's high temperatures and winds forced more than 2,000 homes to be evacuated in Saratoga Springs and nearby Eagle Mountain.

Early on Friday, FEMA authorized funds through a Fire Management Assistance Grant to help fight the fire.


  • An evacuation center has been set up at Westlake High School, 99 North Thunder Blvd., Saratoga Springs
  • Eagle Mountain residents should call 801-789-6000 for emergency info
  • Saratoga Springs residents should call 801-766-6503 for emergency info
  • For pet evacuation assistance call Steve Weber at Cedar Pass Ranch: 801-735-6646

Evacuation Map

View Eagle Mountain Dump Fire Evacuation Map in a larger map

More information on the fire and links to local resources at www.utahfireinfo.gov

Read / listen to Monday's update on the Dump Fire and evacuees. 

Mackinzie Hamilton started her career in 2009 as a reporter for 610 AM KVNU and staff writer for Cache Valley Daily.com before joining UPR in 2011. A freshman at Utah State University, she is majoring in Journalism and communications with a minor in vocal performance.