Contact: Kevin S, Abel, Cell: 435-592-4866, [email protected]
Fire Information: www.utahfireinfo.gov
Summary: The Sandy fire was reported at 3:34 p.m. July 24, 2020 approximately 3 miles west of exit 30 off Interstate 15. It is burning near the Dry Sandy Wash in brush and pinion juniper. Fire activity is creeping and smoldering with some isolated trees torching on the interior of the fire perimeter in the heavier fuels. Fire activity will increase in the afternoon as the relative humidity drops, but it is not expected to make significant movement.
Fire Size/Containment: estimated 25 acres/0% contained
Location: Near Toquerville, Utah
Fire Behavior: Fire is creeping and smoldering
Structures Threatened: no
Structures Destroyed: no
Closures: Browse Oak Grove Campground and Browse Guard Station Closed Due to Fire Danger – https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd765994.pdf
Fuels/terrain: brush and timber
Fire Resources Assigned: 2 Type 1 Hotshot crews, 2 Type 2 IA Crews, 1 Type 1 Helicopter, and 1 Type 2 Helicopter, other air assets available if required.