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Coal Hollow Fire

Unit Information

Manti-Lasal National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
599 West Price River Drive
Price, UT 84501

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The Coal Hollow fire transitioned to a Type 3 local team Thursday, Aug. 30, 6 a.m. Fire behavior is minimal with creeping and smoldering within the interior of the fire. Fire is currently at 29,912 acres and 80% contained. Closure orders remain in place with evacuations ordered immediately near the fire perimeter and where firefighting activities are taking place. Any uncontained line has the potential to heat and actively start burning. Final rehab of suppression related impacts is being completed. Crews will continue suppression repair, grid for hot spots and mop-up to secure control lines. They will patrol and monitor areas of indirect line for active fire behavior.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginSaturday August 04th, 2018 approx. 07:30 AM
Location15 miles southeast of Spanish Fork, Utah
Incident CommanderChip Peterson
Incident DescriptionLightning-caused Fire, Pushed By Hot Dry Winds.
Coordinates39.951 latitude, -111.403 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel12
Size31,661 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber, Grass and Understory. Moderately stocked mixed conifer with timber litter and light to moderate dead and down. Mixed conifer has standing dead with live conifer. Heavy brush component at lower elevations on north end of fire. Juniper is over mature and has significant dead component as well as high density.

Significant Events

Fire behavior is minimal. Interior creeping.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Continue suppression repair, grid for hot spots and mopup to secure control lines. Crews are cold trailing areas of indirect line for active fire behavior.

Projected Incident Activity

none

Remarks

Concern about aspen leaves causing internal fire activity.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Wind