Vernal Field Office
Bureau of Land Management
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday June 08th, 2021 approx. 05:30 PM|
|Location||3 miles northwest of Helper, Utah|
|Incident Commander||Christian Rasch|
|Coordinates||39.739 latitude, -110.898 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||93%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Wednesday June 30th, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM|
Short Grass (1 foot)
Brush (2 feet)
Timber (Litter and Understory)
Sage and grass transitioning to pinyon/juniper then conifer and aspen at the higher elevations.
ERC's are above the 97th percentile and the fuels are extremely dry
Primarily isolated interior pockets of smoldering ground fire. Spotting and rollout potential remain along sections of steep and rugged terrain.
Local Type 4 Incident Management Team will take command of the incident.
Demobilization of resources will continue as planned.
Continue working with Agency Administrators as transition takes place.
|Projected Incident Activity|
The last remaining resources will demob over the next few days.
Prioritize limited assigned resources to protect values at risk. Take steps to mitigate any Firefighters injuries.
There is a predicted minimum humidity of 26-28% and a predicted high temperature of 67-69. No precipitation is expected until the middle of next week. Wind is expected to be between 8-12 mph. The fire is predicted to have a Haines Index of 4.