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Wildfire Near Midway 40% Contained, Juvenile Apprehended In Connection With Fire

A human-caused wildfire burning near Midway has grown to 646 acres and is 40% contained. Wasatch County fire officials report that residents living near the Saddle Fire are being allowed to return to their homes.

In a news release, the Utah Department of Natural Resources said firefighters battled erratic winds, steep terrain and limited access as they attempt to contain the fire. The fire is the fourth blaze in the area within a week. A juvenile has been apprehended in connection to the Saddle Flat wildfire and recent fires near the Interlaken and Pine Canyon areas, north of Midway.

At 14-years-old, Kerry began working as a reporter for KVEL “The Hot One” in Vernal, Utah. Her radio news interests led her to Logan where she became news director for KBLQ while attending Utah State University. She graduated USU with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and spent the next few years working for Utah Public Radio. Leaving UPR in 1993 she spent the next 14 years as the full time mother of four boys before returning in 2007. Kerry and her husband Boyd reside in Nibley.