Terrain Satellite
Skull Flat
FIRE
1,630
acres
11.1 mi
E of Beaver, UT
12 months
total burn time
OUT
Last Updated:
11 months ago
Incident #:
NWCG-6402
Fire Start:
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 2:15 AM MDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 11 months ago

The Skull Flat Fire was discovered as a lightning start on Tuesday, June 18. The Forest Service is looking at managing this ignition to help improve the Beaver City Watershed. Fire personnel will be using past fuel treatments as well as fires in previous years to contain this ignition. Fire managers conducted firing operations utilizing aerial ignitions to limit the amount of time that smoke will impact the local communities while still allowing the ignition to improve the Beaver City Municipal Watershed.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Tuesday June 18th, 2019 approx. 08:15 AM
Location:
Approximately 6 miles east of Beaver Utah
Incident Commander:
Type 4 Organization
Coordinates:
38.283, -112.513

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
16
Size (Acres):
1,630
Containment:
75%
Fuels Involved:
Mixed conifer
Significant Events:
Moderate fire behavior;isolated torching, smoldering

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Crews will monitor the north side and hold and improve lines.
Projected Incident Activity:
Minimal fire spread

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Continued hot,dry and windy conditions. Dry Thunderstorms