Park Ridge
FIRE
186
acres
26.8 mi
NNE of Escalante, UT
35%
containment
OUT
Last Updated: 3 weeks ago
Incident #: UT-FIF-190225
Fire Start: Wednesday, July 24, 2019 6:59 PM MDT
Fuels: Timber Litter
Dispatch Notes: Contain: 09/05/19 1700 | Control: 09/18/19 0905 | Out: 09/18/19 0905

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 1 month ago

On the evening of July 24, 2019, a lightning strike ignited a single tree in the Park Ridge area of Boulder Mountain. Fremont River Ranger District plans to manage this ignition to aid towards a healthy Ponderosa pine ecosystem, by utilizing low intensity under burn tactics.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Wednesday July 24th, 2019 approx. 05:45 PM
Location:
Ten miles south of Grover, Utah
Incident Commander:
Type 4 Organization
Coordinates:
38.091, -111.325

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
15
Size (Acres):
186
Containment:
35%
Fuels Involved:
Timber (litter and understory)
Significant Events:
Minimal fire behavior,single tree torching

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Resources will continue to monitor the fire, prep line and insert check-line where needed.
Projected Incident Activity:
Minimal spread projected due to suppression efforts and check-line put in place.
Remarks:
Will continue to seek opportunities to continue under story burning when precipitation returns in the forecast.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Continued hot, dry weather causing increase in fire activity

Contact

Richfield Interagency Dispatch Center
Website: https://gacc.nifc.gov/gbcc/dispatch/ut-rfc/index.htm | Richfield, UT
Phone: 435-896-8404