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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

Aerial Support for Bald Mountain Fire Released: 9/22/2018
Aerial support continues to be used on the Bald Mountain Fire, and we have many varieties of aircraft assisting in suppression efforts. Helicopters carry water and fire retardant to put out hotspots...
Media Tour to the Fireline Released: 9/22/2018
Fire managers and public information officers on the Bald Mountain Fire escorted 16 reporters to the fireline this week. The reporters were outfitted with personal protective equipment (PPE) to...
Fire Suppression Tactics Released: 9/22/2018
Firefighters use a variety of tactics to suppress wildfires. Some of them involve directly attacking the burning fuels (flames) while others involve indirect efforts to stop the fire from advancing ....
Residents Returning Home: Elk Ridge and Woodland Park! Released: 9/22/2018
Welcome home neighbors! Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team is thrilled to welcome residents of Elk Ridge and Woodland Hills back into your homes. As you return, please be aware of the following...
Bald Mountain Update 9/22/18 Released: 9/22/2018
September 22, 2018 8 a.m. Special Note: Last night, the cities of Elk Ridge and Woodland Hills hosted a meeting for evacuated residents. At this meeting residents were told that at 9:00 AM today the...
"Evacuation Orders Lifted for Elk Ridge and Woodland Hills Cities" Released: 9/21/2018
From the Utah County Sheriff's Office-Media Facebook page:"As of 9:00 a.m. on Saturday (09/22/18), the evacuation orders will be lifted for Elk Ridge and Woodland Hills Cities. The cities will move...
Fire Info around town Released: 9/21/2018
We realize not everyone has internet access, so while we post information here (and other websites), we also provide in person information around the communities. Fire Information Bulletin Boards for...
Bald Mountain Update 9/21/18 Released: 9/21/2018
September 21, 2018 8 a.m. Special Note: Highway 6 was opened early Thursday morning. Rocky Mountain Type 1 Incident Management Team (IMT) is managing the Bald Mountain Fire and Great Basin Team 1 is...
Air Tankers Being Used on the Pole Creek and Bald Mountain Fires Released: 9/20/2018
Air Tankers Being Used on the Pole Creek and Bald Mountain Fires The BAe-146 was originally manufactured by BAe Systems (British Aerospace). This four engine aircraft, which is considered a...
Firing operations are complete, Div D Released: 9/20/2018
Firing operations have been successfully completed in Division D near Elk Ridge. Now firefighters and air resources will monitor the area as it cools. The night shift will continue monitoring the...