Rock Path Fires Update 6/30/2020

Contact: Kevin S. Abel | Incident PIO | 435-592-4866 | [email protected]

Twitter: @UtahFireInfo

Start Date: June 25, 2020

Location and Jurisdiction:  South of the Sevier Playa in Millard and Beaver Counties, Utah. Jurisdiction is Bureau of Land Management, State of Utah, and private land.

Cause: Lightning

Fire Size: The total acreage for Rock Path Fire combined with the Antelope Fire has held at approximately 20,941 acres.  

Current Operations: Remaining crews will continue to strengthen control lines using hand-crews around the perimeter of the fire during June 30, 2020 operational period. Crews will continue to conduct mop-up operations, which includes extinguishing or removing burning material near control lines, felling snags, and trenching logs to prevent rolling after an area has burned in order to make a recent fire zone safe or to reduce residual smoke.

Percent Contained: 90%

Fire Behavior: Minimal fire activity

Structures Threatened: No values at risk at this time.

Fuels and Terrain: The fires are burning through grass, sagebrush, and juniper.

Fire Crews/Resources: A total of 106 personnel. Crews and resources include: 2 Type II hand crews, 1 Type II helicopter, and 4 engines.

Evacuations: None

Closures: None

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