Hollow Fire Fact Sheet

Contact: Emerald Ralston (435) 979-6560

For Immediate Release

August 4, 2020

Summary: Yesterday, firefighters continued to extinguish heat sources within the fire, and increased containment to 80 percent. Today, firefighters will continue working to further secure containment lines, and the assigned type-3 incident management team will transfer the fire back to local units. This will be the last update, barring any unforeseen changes in fire activity.

Start Date: July 31, 2020

Location: West of Indianola in Sanpete County

Cause: Under investigation

Fire Size: Estimated 1,416 acres

Complexity: Type 3 Incident Command

Jurisdiction: Private

Percent Contained:  80%

Fire Behavior: Smoldering

Structures Threatened: None

Evacuations: None

Closures: None

Fuels and Terrain: Grass, sagebrush, oak, and maple in steep terrain

Resources: 2 dozers, 7 engines, 1 water tender, 1 IA squad

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