Prescribed Burn Planned on South Monroe Mountain in Central Utah

Fishlake National Forest – Richfield Ranger District plans to burn 1,200-2,000 acres on the South Monroe Prescribed Fire Project, located in Piute County and approximately eight miles west of Greenwich, Utah.  Ignitions are planned to begin as early as tomorrow, Sunday, November 3, 2019.  Crews will be looking to burn portions of Unit 8, Unit 6 and all of Unit 9B if conditions allow.  Ignition areas include Langdon Mountain, Big Table and Bean Hill.  Hand ignitions using drip torches will be used on Sunday and possibly on Monday (11/04/2019).  Helitorch ignitions are planned for later in the week if burning conditions are right.   Please see the attached map showing all three ignition areas.

South Monroe Prescribed Fire Project Map showing ignition areas.

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