Contact: Kari Peak (385) 707-3471 | Knolls Fire PIO
Knolls Fire Update 6/30/2020
Summary : Knolls fire resources worked to secure containment lines and extinguish sources of heat within and around the fire perimeter. Resources benefited from cooler weather, allowing them to reach 75% 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: 75%
Fire Behavior: Smoldering, creeping
Structures Threatened: Residences, outbuilding, structures, and critical infrastructure
Fuels and Terrain: The fire is burning through grass and brush on steep terrain.
Fire Crews/Resources: 13 engines, 1 watertender, 4 (20 person) crews, and 3 helicopters. Total of 235 personnel
Evacuations and Closures: Evacuations have been lifted. Residents may return to their homes. Hwy 68/Redwood Road is now open. BLM-managed lands in and around the fire perimeter are closed to access until further notice.
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