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Utah map shows areas most at risk for wildfire dangers

Posted at 5:20 PM, May 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-16 21:06:20-04

SALT LAKE CITY — Nearly 800,000 homes in Utah are at a real, though low-percentage risk from wildfire. The First Street Foundation compiled a report showing that most of those homes are in 10 counties.

In Utah County alone, 64%, or 138,600 homes, have a .03% chance of wildfire damage or destruction this year, coming out to three in one thousand houses.

The foundation reports the 10 Utah counties that will see risk increase the most in the next three decades as expressed by the percentage of homes under threat.

CLICK HERE to see the Utah Department of Natural Resources wildfire risk map.