Manti-Lasal National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
599 West Price River Drive
Price, UT 84501
As of Monday, June 28, 2021, there are no area and no road closures for the Bennion Creek Fire on the Manti-La Sal National Forest. A local Type 4 Incident Management Team is in charge of the Bennion Creek Fire. The fire is located on Manti-La Sal National Forest, Bureau of Land Management, state and private lands.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Friday June 04th, 2021 approx. 03:30 PM|
|Location||Between Skyline Dr. and Starvation Creek Rd. 2 miles northeast of Scofield Lake.|
|Incident Commander||Chip Anderson|
|Coordinates||39.869 latitude, -111.228 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Brush (2 feet)
Chaparral (6 feet)
Timber (Grass and Understory)
Sage and grass transitioning to pinyon/juniper then conifer and aspen. Fuels are critically dry for this time of year.
Fire behavior limited to isolated interior areas.
Suppression repair is complete. One suppression division will remain with minimal resources to patrol and monitor isolated interior heat that is difficult to access. Secure interior heat only as safety will permit. Hand crew will continue work on contingency line for interior heat.
The trails are still closed in the area.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Minimal fire growth is expected.
Local unit will assume command of incident. Team will demob following transition.
Suppression repair is complete. Minimal resources will remain to patrol and monitor isolated heat and continue progress on contingency line.
Critically dry fuels and critical ERC's. Isolated heat remains on terrain that is steep and difficult to access. Scattered showers and thunderstorms expected by Tuesday, June 29.