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West Valley Fire

Unit Information

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

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Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseAbandoned Campfire
Date of OriginWednesday June 27th, 2018 approx. 03:00 PM
LocationApproximately 10 miles North of St. George, UT
Incident CommanderCurtis Littlefield & UT-DIF
Coordinates37.397 latitude, -113.423 longitude

Current Situation

Size11,771 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateTuesday August 07th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber (Litter and Understory), Chaparral (6 feet) and Brush (2 feet)

Significant Events

Fire contained as of 8/7/18


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