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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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Incident Contact

Jill Ivie
Phone: 435-979-3395
Hours: M-F 9-5

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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
CauseLighning
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 Personnel13
Size186 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained35%
Fuels Involved

Timber (litter and understory)

Significant Events

Minimal fire behavior,creeping, smoldering

Outlook

Planned Actions

Continue with line prep and construction for the firing operations that are planned.

Remarks

Updates will be provided weekly unless significant activity occurs.