As of June 27, 2017, a human-caused fire started outside Brian Head has consumed nearly 50,000 acres of forest, including 13 homes and 8 outbuildings. Nearly 1,500 people from Iron and Garfield counties, including the town of Brian Head, have been evacuated because of this fire which has only been 9% contained.
Firefighters from across the nation are coming to help out with this fire, as the video shows. The number of personnel helping with this fire has increased to 1,427.
For the most recent updates on the fire, visit inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5253
Map of the Brian Head Fire (6/27)