Box Elder County Fire Update – Aug 6

Firefighters from state, federal and local agencies worked Monday to extinguish 24 wildfires in Box Elder County. A total of 31 wildfires ignited when a lightning storm passed over northwest Utah on Sunday night. Of the 31 fires found, only seven remain uncontained.

Smoke and flames from the Lake Ridge Fire.

Twelve engines remain assigned to the fires and will resume suppression efforts in the morning. A type 3 Incident Management Team (IMT) is overseeing containment of all the remaining fires.

Russell5,95030%Natural gas pipeline threatened
Hogup West40090%
Playground100%Near Devil’s Playground – Hotshot crew assigned
Rock Springs100%

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