Dollar Ridge Fire


Incident #: NES-200383
Fire Start: 9 months ago
Location: 10 miles SW of Fruitland, UT
Acres: 70,003
Agency: Northern Utah Interagency Fire Center (UT-NUC)

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

Updated: 1 hour, 57 mins ago — This will be the final update for the Dollar Ridge Fire barring any unforeseen developments. This morning the fire is 94 percent contained and is holding at 68,869 acres. Crews have been able to secure a number of sections of containment line. They are working today to secure and widen the remaining sections of the line.Great Basin Incident Management Team 4, led by Type 3 Incident Commander Billy Britt, will transition on Sunday to a local Type 4 team, which will continue to patrol the fire. The public should expect to see smoke from this fire for some time because there are still areas well inside the fire perimeter that will continue to burn and smolder. These "smokes" may last until the area receives significant rain, or possibly until it


Incident Contact
US Forest Service Duchesne
Phone: 435-738-2575
Fire Unit Information
Utah Division Forestry Fire State Lands
1594 W North Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84114

Basic Information

Date of Origin
Sunday July 01st, 2018 approx. 01:00 PM
8 miles SW of Duchesne, Utah.
Incident Commander
Billy Britt
40.1 latitude, -110.96 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel
68,869 Acres
% Contained
Estimated Containment Date
Saturday September 01st, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved
Timber, tall grass, and brush.


Planned Actions
Crews will hold and secure burnout operations, adding depth where necessary.

Crews will continue to monitor for and mop up, as needed, any new spot fires that emerge.
Projected Incident Activity
No fire movement or escalation is expected; however, there are large unburned pockets well within the perimeter of the fire that will continue to burn. There remains some potential for spotting to occur in the event of extremely high winds carrying embers over the line.