The Meadow Creek Fire was sparked by lightning on Sept. 8. It was fully contained on Sept. 12, after burning 4,231 acres.
Date of Origin:
Sunday September 08th, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
5 miles south of Fillmore, Utah
Wildland Fire Burning In Short Grass And Timber. Full Suppression Fire.
Estimated Containment Date:
Monday September 16th, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Short grass and timber
Minimal fire behavior in the form of surface smoldering and creeping.
Mop-up and patrol continues as appropriate. Suppression repair work will continue.
Great Basin Team 3 will turn over command of the fire to a local Type 4 team on Monday, Sept. 16, at 6 a.m.
Projected Incident Activity:
Minimal fire activity is expected Monday.
The ongoing trend of warmer, drier weather with gusty southwest winds and Red Flag Warning conditions is not expected to slow the cooling down of unburned and partially burned islands of vegetation inside the fire perimeter.
The fire is not expected to spread further.
Ownership of Acres Burned:
USFS - 1,889 acres (45%)
BLM - 1,434 acres (34%)
Private - 908 acres (21%)
Monday's forecast calls for southwest winds gusting up to 35 mph under partly cloudy skies. The high temperature should be near 80 degrees with relative humidity near 20 percent.
Meadow Creek Fire Information
Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fire Unit Information
Utah Division Forestry Fire State Lands
1594 W North Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84114