Wildfire Fact Sheet- Trumbull Fire
Update: The Trumbull Fire has grown to 1,557 acres as fire personnel monitor the growth as they manage it for multiple resource benefits. The fire continues to burn at a low to moderate intensity as it cleans up the understory of the larger vegetation. Some drift smoke is visible from St. George, Utah and surrounding cities.
Start Date: Sunday, August 5, 2019 4:57 p.m.
Location: 53 Miles south of St. George, Utah
Jurisdiction: Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument, Bureau of Land Management
Fire Size: Mapped at 1,557 acres. (Note: one acre is equivalent to one football field).
Closures: The Mount Trumbull wilderness, including the Mount Trumbull Trail and the southern end of the Temple Trail are currently closed. As managers implement new closures, they will be posted.
Fuels: Ponderosa pine, oak brush, pine needle duff and grass.
Structures: No structures threatened.
Fire Crews/Resources: Resources on scene include are one Type 3 Incident Commander, 2 engines, 1 Type 1 hotshot crew, one Type 3 helicopter and a fire effects monitor.
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Mount Trumbull Fire Inciweb page, go to https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6514/