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