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Trumbull Fire

Unit Information

Arizona Strip District Office
Bureau of Land Management
345 East Riverside Drive
St. George, UT , AZ 84790

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Incident Contacts

Samual Rogers
Phone: 435-688-3219
Hours: M-F 8-6p

Rachel Carnahan
Phone: 435-688-3303

Wildfire Fact Sheet- Trumbull Fire

Update: The Trumbull Fire has grown to 1,557 acres as fire personnel monitor the growth as they manage it for multiple resource benefits. The fire continues to burn at a low to moderate intensity as it cleans up the understory of the larger vegetation. Some drift smoke is visible from St. George, Utah and surrounding cities.

Start Date: Sunday, August 5, 2019 4:57 p.m.

Location: 53 Miles south of St. George, Utah

Jurisdiction: Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument, Bureau of Land Management

Fire Size: Mapped at 1,557 acres. (Note: one acre is equivalent to one football field).

Cause: Lightning

Closures: The Mount Trumbull wilderness, including the Mount Trumbull Trail and the southern end of the Temple Trail are currently closed. As managers implement new closures, they will be posted.

Fuels: Ponderosa pine, oak brush, pine needle duff and grass.

Structures: No structures threatened.

Fire Crews/Resources: Resources on scene include are one Type 3 Incident Commander, 2 engines, 1 Type 1 hotshot crew, one Type 3 helicopter and a fire effects monitor.

Containment: 0%

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Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginMonday August 05th, 2019 approx. 05:00 PM
LocationApproximately 53 miles southeast of St. George, Utah, on top of Mount Trumbull.
Incident CommanderRobert Lopez ICT3
Incident DescriptionWildland Fire
Coordinates36.412 latitude, -113.141 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel75
Size2,540 Acres
Fuels Involved

Ponderosa pine, oak brush, duff and grass.



The fire has transitioned to a type 3 incident commander Robert Lopez & incident commander trainee Brandon Davis