Contact: Hannah Lenkowski, BLM West Desert District Public Affairs Specialist – 801-977-4315
Start Date: May 30, 2020
Location and Jurisdiction: Stansbury Island in Tooele County, Bureau of Land Management
Cause: Unknown – under investigation
Fire Size: 1500 acres (Type 4 Fire)
Percent Contained: 0%
Fire Behavior: Pushed by strong outflow winds from nearby thunderstorms.
Structures Threatened: No immediate threat to structures.
Fuels and Terrain: Burning in grass, sagebrush, and juniper.
Fire Crews/Resources: 102 fire personnel: 5 engines, 4 hand crews, 1 helicopter