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Jacob City

Unit Information

Utah Division Forestry Fire State Lands
1594 W North Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84114

Incident Contact

Kim Smolt
Email: 2022.jacobcity@firenet.gov
Phone: 801-449-1778
Hours: Mon - Sun 8-8

News Releases — Jacob City

July 19 Jacob City Fire Update Released: 7/19/2022
Yesterday, the fireline from Bald Mountain to Commodore Pass was controlled, increasing containment to 93 percent.  On the west end of the fire, suppression repair and seeding of dozer lines was...
July 18 Jacob City Fire Daily Update Released: 7/18/2022
 Yesterday, crews achieved 92 percent containment as firefighters made significant progress on the Jacob City Fire. Suppression repair continued, using specialized equipment. This effort includes...
July 17 Jacob City Fire Daily Update Released: 7/17/2022
 Jacob City Fire Daily Update July 17, 2022·Community meeting in Stockton, Utah at 6:30 pm on Monday, July 18 at the Pavilion at Stockton Park.  Yesterday, crews achieved 82 percent...
July 16 - Jacob City Fire Update Released: 7/16/2022
Monsoonal moisture moderated fire behavior and allowed firefighting crews to make extensive progress in completing line and increasing containment of the fire. Crews also mopped up hot spots along...
July 15 - Jacob City Fire Update Released: 7/15/2022
  July 15 Jacob City Fire Daily Update  Yesterday, crews on the northernmost edge of the fire improved fireline and began mop up operations in the lower elevations. Firefighters working along...
July 14 - Jacob City Fire Update Released: 7/14/2022
Yesterday, thunderstorms dropped moderate wetting rain in the fire area. Crews on the northernmost edge of the fire constructed fireline and worked to control some spotting. They also dug handline to...
July 13 - Jacob City Fire Update Released: 7/13/2022
 Yesterday, the fire experienced very dry, hot weather. With engine support, crews constructed handlines upslope from the bottom of Soldier Canyon. Crews also worked on fireline from Soldier Creek...
July 12, 2022 - Jacob City Fire Update Released: 7/12/2022
Yesterday, the fire experienced favorable weather conditions for crews in the southwest corner to complete a burnout operation. This occurred in an unburned pocket of fuel that had potential for...
July 11, 2022 - Jacob City Fire Update Released: 7/12/2022
Yesterday, weather worked in the favor of crews, seeing less active fire behavior throughout most of the shift. Air attack was able to get retardant lines around most of the perimeter. This greatly...