Trail Mountain Fire


UNKNOWN

Incident #: MLF-8089
Fire Start: 5 months ago
Location: 12.2 miles NW of Orangeville, UT
Acres: 18,080
Agency: Moab Interagency Fire Center (UT-MFC)
Dispatch Notes: 18080

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

Updated: 5 days ago — The Trail Mountain Post-Fire BAER team assembled Monday, June 25 to begin surveying damage on the Trail Mountain Fire. Specialists received instructions then began their work in the field. They are looking at natural and cultural resource damage and potential for damage from the first damaging post-fire rain event.Work has already begun by the Manti-La Sal National Forest and its partners to protect critical values at risk from post fire events such as debris flows and runoff. BAER team surveys are rapid assessments of the burned area that evaluate the burned watersheds and determine the potential for increased post-fire flooding, sediment flows, and rock slides that may have unacceptable risk to life, property, natural or cultural resources.The Area of the Trail Mountain Fire is just below the burn scar of the Seeley Fire of 2012. After the Seeley Fire, Huntington canyon was subject to flooding and damaging debris flows. Recognizing that the Trail Mountain Fire may cause the same...

Contact

Incident Contact
Rosann Fillmore
Email: rdfillmore@fs.fed.us
Phone: 435-650-4149
Hours: M-F, 8-5
Fire Unit Information
Manti-Lasal National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
599 West Price River Drive
Price, UT 84501

Basic Information

Cause
Trail Mountain Fire Began As An Escaped Prescribed Fire.
Incident Commander
Brendan Waterman, USFS
Coordinates
39.459 latitude, -111.169 longitude

Current Situation

Size
17,697 Acres
% Contained
79%