Miner Camp Peak Fire Information – July 30, 2018
Fire Information Line: 435-896-1070
Summary: This lightning-caused wildfire started on July 28th at approximately 7 p.m. and is being managed under a full suppression strategy. The fire is burning in heavy mixed conifer and rugged, steep terrain that has limited firefighter access. At this time inaccessible terrain and the lack of firefighting resources is hampering firefighting efforts. Smoke from this fire may be visible from the surrounding areas and the I-15 corridor.
Location: East of Meadow, Utah in the Mine Camp Peak Area of Millard County
Jurisdiction: Fillmore Ranger District, Fishlake National Forest
Start Date: 7/28/2018
Size: 2-3 acres
Containment: 0 percent
Total Resources: 16
Fire Behavior: Moderate fire behavior, group torching, spotting
Fuels: Mixed conifer
Injuries: 3 non-life-threatening injuries occurred while jumping into this fire.
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