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Bald Mountain

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Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
857 West South Jordan Parkway
South Jordan, UT 84095

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News Releases — Bald Mountain

Mosaic Pattern of a Wildland Fire Released: 9/25/2018
Seldom does a wildland fire burn so hot that everything within the perimeter is left charred. Naturally occurring fire, such as one caused by lightning, generally leaves a mix of unburned, lightly...
School students tour Bald Mountain ICP Released: 9/25/2018
We hosted a tour of 150 5th and 6th graders from the neighborhood elementary school at our ICP today. They received an overview of the Incident Command System, were assigned divisions (tour guides)...
Bald Mountain Fire Update 9/25/18 Released: 9/25/2018
September 25, 2018 8 a.m. Special Note: Containment increased to 61%, mainly in Divisions A and D. The COBRA infra-red flight that occurred yesterday helped fire managers determine the 28 percent...
What is Rapid Extraction Module Support? Released: 9/24/2018
Firefighter safety is a top priority when working to control wildland fires. Though thankfully we have had no major injuries on the Bald Mountain Fire, we are always prepared for an emergency. In...
Wow! 37 States Represented on Bald Mtn & Pole Creek! Released: 9/24/2018
Many of those fighting the fire are not local. Firefighters from 37 states have traveled to assist with efforts to fight the #BaldMountainFire and#PoleCreekFire. Wildland firefighting is a...
Mobile Retardant Base Released: 9/24/2018
The Bald Mountain Fire has constructed a Mobile Retardant Base to supply the helicopters dropping retardant on hot spots within and around the fire. The retardant powder in the white barrels is added...
What Is That Mark on the Map? Released: 9/24/2018
Have you seen those funny )( symbols on the fire map that look like a bridge? Yes... we have had a few people ask why there is a bridge there. Those )( symbols are actually division breaks. A fire is...
Awesome "Thank You" messages and donations! Released: 9/24/2018
Bald Mountain firefighters received a box with hundreds of "Thank You" cards from the Salem Hills, Mt Loafer and Amelia Earhart Schools. The notes were handed out to the firefighters to show the...
Bald Mountain Fire Update 9/24/18 Released: 9/24/2018
September 24, 2018 8 a.m. Special Note: Resource advisors from the local area are working with the IMT to identify suppression repair needs and initiate repair tasks when feasible. The Rocky Mountain...
Bald Mountain Fire Update 9/23/18 Released: 9/23/2018
September 23, 2018 8 a.m. Special Note: The residents of the cities of Elk Ridge and Woodland Hills returned to their homes yesterday. These cities remain in Pre-evacuation status. The Rocky Mountain...