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Local News Hour - August 16, 2021

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On today's Local News Hour:

( 7:22) Residents of Summit Park, Timberline and Pinebrook scrambled to grab valuables and get out as the Parleys Canyon Fire spread. Ben Lasseter reports.

( 11:36) Jesse Bender Public Information Officer for  the USFS has an update on the Type 2 Incident mangement team now in place fighting the Parley's Canyon Fire. 

( 27:01) Michelle Deininger's interview with tenants of the Elk Meadows apartment complex on Kilby road.

( 33:21) Director Dana Jones with the Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District with a monthly update.

( 43:15) Intermountain Healthcare announced that Utah's ICUs are over capacity due to the COVID-19 Delta strain. 90% of those patients are unvaccinated as Carolyn Murray reports.

( 47:23) Rick Brough's update from the Summit County Council meeting last week highlighting that the Council didn’t come to a vote on the Dakota Pacific plan proposed for Kimball Junction.