Bear Fire Update – June 21, 2021

Containment on the Bear Fire has now reached 93%, with acreage remaining at 12,170. Small areas of uncontained line remain on the southeast and southwest corners of the fire. Today, fire line mop up and patrol will continue on the entire fire perimeter. Along Spring Canyon Road, crews will begin chipping operations as part of fire line suppression repair.

A RED FLAG WARNING will be in effect at noon today for the fire area. Conditions today will be breezy, with winds shifting to the west and west/southwest late today. Critical fire weather conditions are anticipated to return Tuesday through midweek as a southwest flow strengthens across Utah. Temperatures today will reach 93° in lower elevations and near 82° along ridgetops. The relative humidity levels will be 8-15% for the fire area.

There will be an incident management team transition this week between the California Interagency Incident Management Team 10 and the incoming Nevada Type 3 Incident Management Team 1. The incoming team is shadowing the current team today and is expected to take control Tuesday.

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