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Park Ridge Fire

Unit Information

Fishlake National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
115 East 900 North
Richfield, UT 84701

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On the evening of July 24, 2019, a lightning strike ignited a single tree in the Park Ridge area of Boulder Mountain. Fremont River Ranger District plans to manage this ignition to aid towards a healthy Ponderosa pine ecosystem, by utilizing low intensity under burn tactics.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginWednesday July 24th, 2019 approx. 05:45 PM
LocationTen miles south of Grover, Utah
Incident CommanderType 4 Organization
Coordinates38.091 latitude, -111.325 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel15
Size186 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained35%
Fuels Involved

Timber (litter and understory)

Significant Events

Minimal fire behavior,single tree torching

Outlook

Planned Actions

Resources will continue to monitor the fire, prep line and insert check-line where needed.

Projected Incident Activity

Minimal spread projected due to suppression efforts and check-line put in place.

Remarks

Will continue to seek opportunities to continue under story burning when precipitation returns in the forecast.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Continued hot, dry weather causing increase in fire activity

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