Dixie National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1789 N Wedgewood Ln
Cedar City, UT 84721
Yesterday’s Operational Shift Fire lines were wind tested yesterday. Very gusty winds of 40-50 mph occurred over the fire ahead of a cold front. The fire stayed in the current footprint despite the wind event. Containment on the north and east perimeter of the fire was achieved. On the south and west perimeter, fire crews used water from hoses to mop-up pockets of heat from the fire perimeter inward to increase depth and secure fire lines. Crews completed felling hazard trees and dead trees, snags, along Forest Road 476. · Today’s Operational Expectations On the south and west edge of the fire, crews will continue to mop-up pockets of heat. Felling of snags and other hazard trees
will occur near structures and along Forest Road 464. Crews will continue to backhaul hose and begin fire suppression repair
from areas of the fire where containment has been achieved. Evacuations, Fire Restrictions & Closures Mammoth Creek Village remains evacuated; contact the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office for additional information (435) 676-2678.