The Halfway Hill Fire was detected on July 8, 2022, at about 2:00 PM. Although fire crews quickly responded, the fire grew significantly in the first few hours, prompting the evacuation of homes and recreation areas. Evacuations were lifted on the evening of July 13, once a portion of the fire perimeter adjacent to the subdivision was contained. The Fishlake NF has an area and road closure in effect. Great Basin Incident Management Team 4 assumed command on July 10, operating from a camp at the Millard County Fairgrounds.
|Current as of||Thu, 08/04/2022 - 14:18|
|Date of Origin|
|Location||3 Mi SE of Fillmore UT|
|Incident Commander||Local Type 4 Incident Commander|
38° 54' 53'' Latitude
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||90%|
Timber (Litter and Understory)
On the west flank, continue to mop up and patrol dozer lines. On the eastern portion of the fire, monitor fire spread and assess the need to implement suppression actions utilizing the completed indirect containment line. Continue suppression repair where possible.
|Projected Incident Activity||
Fire activity is expected to decrease with increasing cloud cover and RH. The fire will continue to creep and smolder with isolated torching.
Monsoon activity has not materialized. Higher humidity and cloud cover is expected with a potential for wet storms.