Knolls Fire Update 6/29/20
Summary: Crews are working to secure containment lines and extinguish sources of heat within and around the fire perimeter. The fire received precipitation early this morning. The rain combined with cooler temperatures allowed crews to gain 25 containment.
Start Date: June 28, 2020
Location and Jurisdiction: south of Saratoga Springs, west of Utah lake
Cause: Human caused Under investigation
Fire Size: 12,977
Complexity: Type 3 Incident Command
Percent Contained: 25%
Fire Behavior: Smoldering, creeping
Structures Threatened: Residences and critical infrastructure
Fuels and Terrain: The fire is burning through grass and brush on steep terrain.
Fire Crews/Resources: Engines, handcrews, dozers, helicopters
Evacuations and Closures: Evacuations have been lifted. Residents may return to their homes. Hwy 68/Redwood Road is still closed from Harbor Park Way south. BLM managed lands in and around the fire area are closed.
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