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East Fork Fire

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Ashley National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Utah
Vernal, UT 84078

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News Releases — East Fork Fire

East Fork Fire Update - September 18, 2020 Released: 9/18/2020
East Fork Fire: The fire is slowly burning towards Brown Duck Basin, west of Moon Lake, taking advantage of dense, dry vegetation along the way. Just east of Moon Lake the fire burned actively....
East Fork Fire Update - September 17, 2020 Released: 9/17/2020
 East Fork Fire: The Forest Service has modified the closure area east of Blindstream Road and south of Rock Creek Road. The Blindstream Road remains closed from the switchbacks to Rock Creek Road....
East Fork Fire Update - September 16, 2020 Released: 9/16/2020
East Fork Fire: Firefighters continue working hard to contain the 51,784 acre East Fork Fire. Successful burn out operations along the fire’s southern perimeter and crews being able to directly...
East Fork Fire Update - September 15, 2020 Released: 9/15/2020
Virtual Community Meeting TONIGHT, Sept. 15, 2020 at 7 p.m. To learn more about current operations, closures and restrictions, tune in on the Ashley National Forest Facebook Page or on Zoom...
East Fork Fire Update - September 14, 2020 Released: 9/14/2020
East Fork Fire: Warmer temperatures have reawakened the fire, leading to increased fire behavior and smoke yesterday. The fire burned actively in the Bear Wallow and Brown Duck Creek areas. Crews...
East Fork Fire Update - September 13, 2020 Released: 9/13/2020
East Fork Fire: Aerial resources continued supporting suppression operations yesterday. Ground crews directed helicopter water bucket drops on hot spots along the fire perimeter. Crews continued...
East Fork Fire Update - September 12, 2020 Released: 9/12/2020
 East Fork Fire: Clear skies on Friday allowed aerial resources to be utilized for suppression operations. Ground crews directed helicopter water bucket drops on hot spots along the fire perimeter....
East Fork Fire Update - September 11, 2020 Released: 9/11/2020
East Fork Fire: Fire behavior continues to be moderated by continued lower temperatures. Heavy fuels continue to burn south of Moon Lake and other areas along the fire perimeter. Crews made good...
East Fire Fire Update - September 10, 2020 Released: 9/10/2020
East Fork FireLocation: 13 miles north of Hanna, UTApproximate Acreage: 44,238Containment: 15%Total Personnel: 203 Center Creek Trail FireLocation: 5 miles NE of Moon Lake in the High Uintas...
East Fork Fire Update - September 9, 2020 Released: 9/9/2020
Quick Fire FactsEast Fork FireFire Location: 13 miles north of Hanna, UTAcreage: 49,936Containment: 15%Start Date: August 21, 2020Cause: Natural - lightningCenter Creek Trail FireFire Location: 5...