Neffs Fire Update Sept. 30, 2020

Millcreek City will be hosting a public meeting: Tonight, September 30th, 7:00 – 8:00 PM Millcreek City Hall

3330 S 1300 E or live streamed at:

City, Forest Service, UPD, UFA & SLCo Emergency Management will be available to answer questions

related to the Neff’s Fire including evacuation plans should evacuation become necessary. Social distancing and masks are required if attending in person.

Fire behavior continues to be moderate with tree torching and creeping along the ground, with no new growth in acreage.

Firefighters have secured the eastern flank of the fire perimeter; helicopters are on standby and available as needed. On the western flank, firefighters will continue clearing debris, chipping brush and limbs from the contingency line behind homes. Fire managers are assessing suppression tactics along the Mill Creek Canyon road and around the northeast portion of Olympus Cove where it is inaccessible to firefighters due to unsafe, steep, rocky terrain.

Defensible space is every homeowner’s responsibility. Visit for more tips.

If you fly, we can’t.

Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) are still in place over the Neff’s Fire.

Start: September 22, 2020

Location: 1 mile east from Neff’s Canyon Trailhead, Mount Olympus Wilderness

Cause: Lightning

Size: 60 acres

Containment: 42%

Fuels: Timber and oak brush

Closures: Please go Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest: Area Closure Neffs Fire.

Assigned Resources

3 – Helicopters; 5 – Engines; 1 – Water tender; 3 – Type 1 Hot Shot crews; 2 – Type 2 IA Handcrews;

2 – Type 2 Handcrews; 52 – Overhead = 202 Total Personnel                

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