Wildfire Incident Information
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OSM
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90% contained
Fire Status
CONTAINED
Last Updated
11 mins, 54 secs ago
Fire Start
Friday, July 8, 2022 3:13 PM MDT
Incident #
2022-UTSCS-000216
Fuels
Short Grass,brush
Dispatch Notes
Owner: usfs, runcard: 4, aor: oak city, fdra: cu_desert, county: millard, ret_av: | Contain: 09/22/22 1900
Primary Fire Agency

Division of Forestry Fire & State Lands — Central Area

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Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

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Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 1 month ago

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.

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Human
Date of Origin
Friday, July 8, 2022 2:00 PM MDT
Location
3 Mi SE of Fillmore UT
Incident Commander
Local Type 4 Incident Commander
Coordinates
38.915, -112.339

Current Situation

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 Outlook

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 Synopsis

Weather Concerns
Monsoon activity has not materialized. Higher humidity and cloud cover is expected with a potential for wet storms.

Fire Incident Contact

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 Center Contact

Richfield Interagency Dispatch Center (UT-RFC)

Richfield, UT

435-896-8404

https://gacc.nifc.gov/gbcc/dispatch/ut-rfc/index.htm