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Wildfire updates: FEMA authorizes emergency funds as over 500 homes threatened by Ether Hollow Fire

By KSL.com Staff | Updated - Sep. 7, 2020 at 11:26 p.m. | Posted - Sep. 7, 2020 at 7:02 p.m.


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SALT LAKE CITY — The Ether Hollow Fire east of Springville grew quickly Monday afternoon and evening to over 1,000 acres and caused evacuations. All of Hobble Creek Canyon and parts of Springville and Mapleton were evacuated. Two evacuation centers were set up for those displaced by the fire.

The fire sparked pleas from fire officials to stop reckless behavior. “Two major fires in two days caused by target shooting,” Utah fire officials said on Twitter. “This is not the time to carelessly shoot into the wildlands folks. This has to stop.”

Another Utah County blaze, the William Fire, grew from 1,200 acres on Monday morning to over 2,000 acres by the evening, Utah Fire Authorities said.

Monday, 10:07 pm

FEMA authorizes funds to help fight the Ether Hollow Fire

Monday, 09:22 pm

Mapleton Police go door to door to help evacuations, offer help to those with pets

Monday, 09:19 pm

All of Hobble Creek Canyon, and parts of Springville and Mapleton evacuated

Monday, 08:18 pm

2 evacuation centers set up for those displaced by Ether Hollow Fire

Monday, 07:33 pm

Ether Hollow Fire grows to 1,000 acres as Grindstone community evacuated

Monday, 7:32 pm

Wildfire sparked near Mapleton prompts evacuations

Monday, 07:31 pm

Maple Canyon and Whiting Campground evacuated, Hobble Creek Canyon on pre-evacuation notice

Monday, 7:21 pm

Video shows Ether Hollow Fire as evacuations begin in Mapleton

Monday, 07:06 pm

Evacuations underway in Mapleton due to Ether Hollow Fire, evacuations possible in Hobble Creek Canyon

Monday, 06:46 pm

New blaze begins east of Springville, dubbed 'Ether Hollow Fire' and grows 500 acres

Monday, 06:45 pm

William Fire grows to 2,000 acres, remains 5% contained

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