Vernal Field Office
Bureau of Land Management
Please, note, this is the final written update for the Bear Fire. Any necessary future updates will be available at: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7530/. A local Type 4 Incident Management Team is now charge of the Bear Fire.
Yesterday, firefighters worked in Spring Canyon where chippers are cleaning wood debris. Along the western and southern areas of the fireline, excavators will continue repair on dozer lines and dozer improved roads. Handlines installed on the fire will also be addressed for any needed repairs.
Today’s winds will shift from north/northwest 8 to 16 mph to east/northeast in the afternoon. Temperatures today will reach a high of 83°. Chances for thunderstorms in the area are not likely until Tuesday.
Please continue to drive safely around the fire area, as fire vehicles equipment remains on area roads. Drive with caution and be aware that firefighting equipment is often slow and requires a longer stopping distance.
Stage 2 Fire Restrictionsremain in effect on many state and Utah BLM lands. Complete information on all of these restrictions may be found at https://utahfireinfo.gov/active-fire-restriction-documents/ .