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Hill Top Fire

Unit Information

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

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Hill Top Fire Perimeter Map for August 11, 2018Image options: [ Full Size ]

The Hilltop Fire started on August 8, 2018, 15 miles north of Mount Pleasant. The cause is unknown at this time. The fire burned primarily in timber, brush, and short grass. Approximately 150 homes were threatened by the fire. Evacuations have been lifted as of August 10. The fire is 100% contained as of August 11. There will be no additional updates to this page unless conditions change.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginMonday August 06th, 2018 approx. 03:45 PM
Location6 miles north of Fairview, Utah
Incident CommanderTim Roide, Great Basin Team 4
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates39.751 latitude, -111.451 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel70
Size1,861 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Dormant Brush, Hardwood Slash, Chaparral

Significant Events

Some interior islands and heavy areas of fuel continue to burn. No perimeter growth today.


Planned Actions

Continue to hold and improve control lines, mop-up, and assess and start suppression repair in secure areas.

Projected Incident Activity

Minimal spread anticipated. Continued burnout of interior islands.


Resources still assigned include 1 crew and 7 engines.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Isolated thunderstorms developed over the area but produced no more than a little gusty wind. The hot and dry weather pattern continues. A morning weather balloon was launched and recorded very unstable atmosphere conditions which could have led to erratic winds. On Monday, the increase in moisture will lead to a higher chance of thunderstorms and possibly a wetting rain over the fire.