Saddle Fire

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Saddle Fire

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INCIDENT UPDATED 8/8/2016

Approximate Location

37.362 latitude, -113.553 longitude

Incident Overview

Lupine blooming in Pine Valley

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Due to the significant rain fall over the fire area last week, fire managers have increased containment to 100%.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning/natural
Date of OriginMonday June 13th, 2016 approx. 11:00 AM
LocationThe Saddle Fire is located 2 miles south of Pine Valley, Utah
Incident CommanderMicah Suwyn, Dixie National Forest IC Type 4

Current Situation

Size2,299 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

The fuels are timber (litter and understory) and brush (2 feet), including conifers with some dead and down trees.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Significant moisture over the fire last week

Unit Information

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Dixie National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Utah
Cedar City, UT 84721
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