Monk Springs Wildfire Fact Sheet

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Start Date: July 2, 2021

Location: Millard County, 6 miles southeast of Kanosh

Lat x Long Coordinates: 38 45.28 x 112 20.92

Jurisdiction: Fishlake National Forest, Fillmore Ranger District

Fire Size: estimated at 40 acres

Cause: Lightning

Fire Behavior: running and torching

Closures:  None

Structures: None

Percent Contained: 0

Fuels: Timber with grass understory

Fire Crews/Resources: Air attack, 2 single engine air tankers (SEATS), 5 engines, 8 smokejumpers, 1 type 3 helicopter.  Additional ground and air resources have been ordered.

Evacuations:  None

Injuries:  None

Summary: Ground and air resources are working hard on this lightning caused fire. There is a lot of smoke in the area and can be visible from nearby communities, I-15, and I-70. A temporary flight restriction (TFR) is in place near the fire with an outer ring of 7 nautical miles and a height of 13,000 feet.

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