Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Wednesday, November 30, 2022 1:12:16 PM MST

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2022-UTSCS-000216
FWAC Incident ID
269298
Incident Name
Halfway Hill Fire
Last Updated
Monday, October 31, 2022 11:55 AM MDT
(1 month ago)
Fire Reported
Friday, July 8, 2022 3:13 PM MDT
(5 months ago)
State
Utah
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
15.8 miles E of Fillmore, UT
Responsible Agency
Division of Forestry Fire & State Lands
Responsible Fire Unit
Central Area
Fuels
Short Grass,brush
Notes
Owner: usfs, runcard: 4, aor: oak city, fdra: cu_desert, county: millard, ret_av: | Contain: 09/22/22 1900 | Control: 10/13/22 1100
Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

The Halfway Hill Fire was detected on July 8, 2022, at about 2:00 PM. Although fire crews quickly responded, the fire grew significantly in the first few hours, prompting the evacuation of homes and recreation areas. Evacuations were lifted on the evening of July 13, once a portion of the fire perimeter adjacent to the subdivision was contained. The Fishlake NF has an area and road closure in effect. Great Basin Incident Management Team 4 assumed command on July 10, operating from a camp at the Millard County Fairgrounds.

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Human
Date of Origin
Friday July 08th, 2022 approx. 02:00 PM
Location
3 Mi SE of Fillmore UT
Incident Commander
Local Type 4 Incident Commander
Coordinates
38.915, -112.339
Total Personnel
30
Size (Acres)
11,701
Containment
90%
Fuels Involved
Timber (Litter and Understory)
Chaparral (6 feet)
Timber (Grass and Understory)
Significant Events
Minimal
Creeping
Smoldering
Planned Actions
On the west flank, continue to mop up and patrol dozer lines. On the eastern portion of the fire, monitor fire spread and assess the need to implement suppression actions utilizing the completed indirect containment line. Continue suppression repair where possible.
Projected Incident Activity
Fire activity is expected to decrease with increasing cloud cover and RH. The fire will continue to creep and smolder with isolated torching.
Weather Concerns
Monsoon activity has not materialized. Higher humidity and cloud cover is expected with a potential for wet storms.
Incident Contact
Halfway Hill Fire Info
Email: 2022.HalfwayHill@firenet.gov
Phone: 435-414-9418
Fire Unit Information
Fishlake National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
115 East 900 North
Richfield, UT 84701
Dispatch Contact
Richfield Interagency Dispatch Center | Richfield, UT
Phone: 435-896-8404
Website: https://gacc.nifc.gov/gbcc/dispatch/ut-rfc/index.htm
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