FIRE INFORMATION UPDATE
September 3, 2018
Time: 8:00 p.m. Cause: Human, arson
Size: 350 acres Percent Contained: 0%
Date Started: September 3, 2018 Location: 6.5 miles northeast of Coalville
Resources: 17 engines, 4 SEATS, 2 heavy air tankers, 2 helicopter, 1 helitack crew.
Cooperator: Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands
Status: The Tervels Fire started around 2:00 pm this afternoon. Summit County resources arrived quickly and more resources were ordered. Echo Creek Ranches area is under a pre-evacuation order. One lane eastbound I-80 is closed from milemarker 169 to 171. A fire investigator determined the cause to be arson. The fire will be monitored throughout the night. Ground crews and air resources will continue full suppression efforts tomorrow.
Safety: Be cautious when driving in the area. Do not stop on roads.
Smoke will be visible from Ogden Valley, Coalville, Evanstan,Wyoming and other surrounding areas.
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Media Contact Number: 385-368-0403