Park Ridge
FIRE
186
acres
26.8 mi
NNE of Escalante, UT
35%
containment
ACTIVE
Last Updated: 1 hour, 7 mins ago
Incident #: NWCG-6486
Fire Start: Wednesday, July 24, 2019 11:45 AM MDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 1 week 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:
Lighning
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:
13
Size (Acres):
186
Containment:
35%
Fuels Involved:
Timber (litter and understory)
Significant Events:
Minimal fire behavior,creeping, smoldering

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Continue with line prep and construction for the firing operations that are planned.
Remarks:
Updates will be provided weekly unless significant activity occurs.

Contact

Incident Contact
Jill Ivie
Phone: 435-979-3395
Hours: M-F 9-5
Fire Unit Information
Fishlake National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
115 East 900 North
Richfield, UT 84701