Smoke Outlook for Bear and Bennion Creek Fires – June 20.2021

Please note – this will be the final smoke outlook for the Bear and Bennion Creek Fires

Special Statement
Red Flag Warning in effect until 9PM tonight due to low relative
humidity, gusty winds and dry thunderstorms. Some gusty
winds on Monday may bring critical conditions further into the

The Bear fire had no growth yesterday and remains at 12170
acres with 65% containment and the Bennion Creek fire had
no growth and is at 8329 acres and is 45% contained. Crews
are making good progress on holding control lines and
increasing containment. Persistent red flag conditions are still
in effect until 9PM tonight.

Smoke production from both fires will be minimal today due to
interior smoldering. What little smoke produced from the fire
will not be an issue in low lying areas as it will quickly
dissipate as it rises. Expect good air quality today in all areas
except Spanish Fork which could see air quality in the
moderate ranges for short periods of time.

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