GOOD NEWS – The evacuation has been lifted and the Mammoth Highway is open for residents of Mammoth Creek and Tommy Creek to return home. Ensure you look at the area closure on the Dixie National Forest as it has also changed this morning. It can be found in the Alerts & Notices section of the Dixie National Forest web page at https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/dixie/alerts-notices
At 6 a.m. the Mammoth Fire has transitioned back to the local unit and is managed by Type IV Incident Commander Cody Turner. The Dixie National Forest would like to thank the hard work and professionalism of the Type 2 Great Basin Incident Management Team 5 – Incident Commander Sam Hicks while managing the Mammoth Fire.
Yesterday, crews made significant progress, expanding fire containment on the south and north perimeter. The Mammoth Fire is now 93% contained.Cedar Mountain Fire Protection District Garfield County, Utah Mammoth Creek, UT