UPDATE: Herriman fire under control, evacuations lifted

Utah Wildfires

Air tanker helps battle Herriman fire that threatened structures and prompted evacuations (Unified Fire Authority)

FRIDAY 7/16/2021 2:50 p.m.

HERRIMAN, Utah (ABC4) – A field fire that started in Herriman around 12:30 p.m. Friday is now under control.

Unified Fire was called to the fire in the Rose Canyon area.

“Due to the fast-moving fire, multiple units were requested,” Unified Fire says. Over 60 firefighters aboard more than 20 apparatuses worked to protect nearby structures that were threatened. Two single-engine air tankers and a helicopter were also used.

Click through the below slideshow to see the aftermath of the Herriman wildfire.

According to Unified Fire, no structures were lost. No injuries were reported, and the cause is now under investigation.

Unified Fire says the burn is now under control and firefighters are working to extinguish any hot spots.

All evacuated animals and residents are now allowed back to their homes.

ORIGINAL STORY: Structures threatened by wildfire burning near Herriman

FRIDAY 7/16/2021 1:09 p.m.

HERRIMAN, Utah (ABC4) – Structures are being threatened by a wildfire near Herriman.

Unified Fire says the fire is burning near Rosecrest Road and Maria Way.

Utah Fire Info reports air and ground resources are responding to the Herriman Fire.

It is currently estimated to be about four acres. The cause remains under investigation.

In the slideshow below, you can see flames burning and smoke rising into the air.

Herriman Fire reports the blaze is in the Rose Canyon area. Rose Canyon Road is closed between Blayde and Maddy Heights.

Below is a map showing roughly where the fire is located.

The area is largely residential but there are vast areas of dry vegetation.

Few details are known at this time, ABC4 will update this story as information becomes available.

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