Terrain Satellite
Center Creek Trail
FIRE
1,281
acres
12.3 mi
N of Altonah, UT
95%
contained
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
30 mins, 36 secs ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-7166
Fire Start:
Monday, August 24, 2020 6:00 PM MDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 1 month ago

Incident Photo for the Center Creek Trail Fire

Center Creek Trail Fire

Location: 13 miles north of Hanna, Utah
Start Date: August 21, 2020 lightning-caused  

FINAL UPDATE

The Center Creek Trail Fire was declared 100% contained on October 13, 2020. Unless conditions warrant, this will be the final update for the Center Creek Trail Fire. Please note that area and road closures are in effect, as well as fire restrictions. Please continue to look for this information by visiting the East Fork Fire Inciweb:  https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/closures/7052/  and also by going to the Ashley National Forest website and Facebook page. 

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Tuesday August 25th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Location:
17 miles north of Mountain Home, UT.
Incident Commander:
California Interagency Incident Management Team 10
Coordinates:
40.64, -110.452
Size (Acres):
1,281
Containment:
95%
Estimated Containment Date:
Friday October 30th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Timber (Litter and Understory)
Timber (Grass and Understory)

Upper elevations across the fire area are dominated by timber fuel models with heavy dead and bug kill. Many patches of rock break up continuity. Fire is located on a ridge top and is partially protected from the predominate winds.
Significant Events:
Minimal
Creeping
Smoldering

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
The fire is 95% contained within the wilderness with a total of 1,281 acres burned. No rehabilitation or repair is necessary.
Projected Incident Activity:
24 Hours: Minimal fire behavior is expected due to below freezing daytime temperatures and lingering precipitation on the ground will drastically limit fire activity.
Remarks:
With cooler temperatures in the forecast, an increase in acreage is not expected. Due to remoteness of the fire and its location within the High Uintah Wilderness area, no direct tactics will be taken.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Scattered snow showers (1 inch of accumulation) and significant drops in temperatures will continue overnight and into the next operational period at the fire. Ridgetop west winds at 5-10 mph gusting up to 15 mph. Slope/valley winds are at variable down drainage 3-7 mph, with gusts up to 12 mph. At 10,000ft, maximum temperatures are 14-20, minimum RH is 70-90, Haines of 2, very low.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Center Creek Trail Fire Info
Email: 2020.eastfork@firenet.cov
Phone: 435-635-8738
Hours: 7 am - 9 pm Daily
Fire Unit Information
Ashley National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Utah
Vernal, UT 84078