For Immediate Release
Contact: Emerald Ralston (435) 979-6560
August 3, 2020
Summary: Yesterday, firefighters continued to extinguish heat sources within the fire, and increased containment to 60 percent. Evacuation orders and closures have been lifted. Today, firefighters will continue working to further secure containment lines.
Start Date: July 31, 2020
Location: West of Indianola in Sanpete County
Cause: Under investigation
Fire Size: Estimated 1416 acres
Complexity: Type 3 Incident Command
Percent Contained: 60%
Fire Behavior: Smoldering
Structures Threatened: None
Evacuations: Thepre-evacuation notices that were in place for the Big Horn Ranch area, and the evacuation order for homes between Big Horn Ranch Rd. and Becks Rd. have been lifted.
Fuels and Terrain: Grass, sagebrush, oak, and maple in steep terrain
Resources: 14 engines, one Hotshot crew, two dozers, one grader, three water-tenders and one initial attack squad