Summary: Knolls fire perimeter was tested today with dryer conditions and wind. Some internal flare-ups occurred, but were suppressed quickly by firefighting resources. As a reminder, drones are NOT allowed in and around the fire area without specific approval of the incident commander.
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: 97%
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: 8 engines, 4 (20 person) crews, and 1 helicopter. Total of 162 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. SITLA will be implementing a closure to state lands this evening.
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