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.
Date of Origin:
Wednesday July 24th, 2019 approx. 05:45 PM
Ten miles south of Grover, Utah
Type 4 Organization
Timber (litter and understory)
Minimal fire behavior,single tree torching
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.
Will continue to seek opportunities to continue under story burning when precipitation returns in the forecast.
Continued hot, dry weather causing increase in fire activity
Richfield Interagency Dispatch CenterWebsite: https://gacc.nifc.gov/gbcc/dispatch/ut-rfc/index.htm | Richfield, UT