View from a helicopter looking down on a mountainside burning in the Tabby Canyon Fire

Tabby Canyon Fire 5/30/2020 Update

Contact: Hannah Lenkowski, BLM West Desert District Public Affairs Specialist – 801-977-4315

Twitter: @UtahFireInfo

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

Evacuations:  None

Closures:  None

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