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Halfway Hill Fire

Unit Information

Fishlake National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
115 East 900 North
Richfield, UT 84701

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Incident Contact

Halfway Hill Fire Info
Email: 2022.HalfwayHill@firenet.gov
Phone: 435-414-9418

News Releases — Halfway Hill Fire

Halfway Hill Fire Update 07.30.22 Released: 7/30/2022
 A monsoonal weather pattern has been over southern Utah for the past week.  The fire has seen minimal rain fall on the lower elevations and some measurable precipitation at the upper elevations. ...
Halfway Hill Fire Update 07.27.22 Released: 7/27/2022
Today, the Fishlake National Forest issued a new smaller area closure for the Halfway Hill Fire.  This order opens the Paiute 01 Trail, while Chalk Creek (FR-100) and Sand Rock (FR-103) remain...
Halfway Hill Fire Update 07.25.22 Released: 7/25/2022
Yesterday, minimal smoke was visible from Fillmore due to the cloud cover and moisture in the area. Monsoonal moisture will remain in place through Tuesday, resulting in scattered showers and...
Halfway Hill Fire Update 7.24.22 Released: 7/24/2022
The Central Utah Type 3 Incident Management Team smoothly and successfully took command of the fire at 6 a.m. on July 24th, 2022. Several resources left camp today, leaving a reduced number of...
Halfway Hill Fire Update 07.23.22 Released: 7/23/2022
 Today is the final shift for Great Basin Team 4 on the Halfway Hill Fire.  Team members will travel to their homes in Utah, Nevada, Idaho, and Wyoming.  On behalf of the whole team and all...
Halfway Hill Fire Update 07.22.22 Released: 7/22/2022
 Dry and very hot conditions have returned to central Utah, but the containment lines on Halfway Hill Fire are holding and the fire has had minimal spread in the past week.  The successful work of...
Halfway Hill Fire Update 07.21.22 Released: 7/21/2022
 Yesterday, firefighters on the Halfway Hill Fire again attempted to conduct backburning along Horse Hollow Ridge.  However, rain from the previous night raised humidity and dampened the vegetation...
Halfway Hill Fire Update 07.20.22 Released: 7/20/2022
 The number of people working on the Halfway Hill Fire downsized yesterday as fire crews were released to help other fires in the region. Tuesday’s fire activity was minimal. Additional...
07.19.22_Halfway Hill Fire Update Released: 7/19/2022
Firefighters continue to make great progress on the Halfway Hill Fire, bringing containment to 46%.  Despite gusty winds yesterday, fire growth was minimal.  Fewer storms and weaker winds will come...
Halfway Hill Fire Update 07.18.22 Released: 7/18/2022
Sunday’s weather “was a tale of two days,” according to Mike Seaman, incident meteorologist. By 9 a.m., temperatures on the lower elevation parts of the Halfway Hill Fire were already back in...