Monk Springs Wildfire Update 7/4/2021

Wildfire Fact Sheet – Monk Springs

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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: 170 acres

Cause: Lightning

Fire Behavior: Smoldering. 

Closures:  Upper Corn Creek Road (Forest Road 505).

Percent Contained: 70%

Fuels: Timber with grass understory.

Fire Crews/Resources: Air support, engines, smokejumpers, crews, and miscellaneous support resources.

Evacuations: None.

Summary: Crews completed handline around the fire perimeter today, increasing containment to 70%. Crews will continue to strengthen the fire line and mop-up hot spots tomorrow. Fire managers will lift the closure of Adelaide Campground at 9:00 a.m. on 7/5/2021. Forest Road #106 from Kanosh to Clear Creek is now open. Upper Corn Creek Road (FR505) remains closed.

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