Playground Fire

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Playground Fire

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Incident Overview

The Playground Fire is located in northwest Box Elder County, Utah, approximately 15 miles south of Rosette. The fire is being managed by the BLM, in cooperation with the State of Utah and Box Elder County, and with assistance from the US Forest Service. It is burning in juniper, pinyon pine, sagebrush and grass. The fire was started by lightning and reported on Saturday, July 20.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSaturday July 20th, 2013 approx. 08:15 AM
Location15 miles south of Rosette, Utah
Incident CommanderHunter

Current Situation

Total Personnel109
Size2,650 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

juniper, sagebrush, pinyon pine, grass

Significant Events

Containment achieved.


Planned Actions

Mop up, patrol, monitor

Projected Incident Activity



Crews will continue to extinguish heat to achieve control of the fire. Demobilization expected to begin tomorrow night (7/23).

Unit Information

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Salt Lake Field Office
Bureau of Land Management
West Valley City, UT 84119

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