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 Incident Overview

The Harris Fire was first reported Thursday, July 15th around 12 AM. Local Carbon County fire personnel responded. The incident was  turned over to the County Assist Team (CAT) at 6:00 AM on Sunday, June 18th.  The Harris Fire is now 100% contained and in patrol status. It has been turned back over to the local unit. All evacuations and road closures have been lifted. 


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginThursday July 15th, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM
LocationApproximately 2 miles NE of the town of Joliet
Incident CommanderDon Pyrah, County Assist Team
Incident DescriptionCrews continue mop-up operations and patrol. The fire is 100% contained and has now been turned back over to the local unit with the following resources: *8 engines *2 dozers *Associated overhead personnel All evacuations and road closures have been lifted.
Coordinates45.538 latitude, -108.92 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel86
Size2,344 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Light flashy fuels. Heavy & tall grass and forested draws.


Planned Actions

Patrol and continue mop-up operations.

Projected Incident Activity

No further spread anticipated, forward progression stopped.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Hot and dry, gusty and variable winds