Meadow Creek
FIRE
4,231
acres
13.5 mi
E of Fillmore, UT
100%
containment
CONTAINED
Last Updated: 1 month ago
Incident #: NWCG-6587
Fire Start: Saturday, September 7, 2019 6:00 PM MDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 3 months ago

The Meadow Creek Fire was sparked by lightning on Sept. 8. It was fully contained on Sept. 12, after burning 4,231 acres.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Sunday September 08th, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Location:
5 miles south of Fillmore, Utah
Incident Commander:
Taiga Rohrer
Incident Description:
Wildland Fire Burning In Short Grass And Timber. Full Suppression Fire.
Coordinates:
38.873, -112.383

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
211
Size (Acres):
4,231
Containment:
100%
Estimated Containment Date:
Monday September 16th, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Short grass and timber
Significant Events:
Minimal fire behavior in the form of surface smoldering and creeping.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
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.
Remarks:
Ownership of Acres Burned:
USFS - 1,889 acres (45%)
BLM - 1,434 acres (34%)
Private - 908 acres (21%)

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
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.

Contact

Incident Contact
Meadow Creek Fire Information
Email: 2019.meadowcreek@firenet.gov
Phone: 435-427-0846
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