Release Date: July 8, 2022, 9:00 PM
Start Date: July 8, 2022 Start Time: ~2:00 p.m.
Incident Type: Wildland Fire Cause: Under Investigation
Location: Oak Creek Canyon east of the town of Oak City, Millard County
Size: ~900acres (10 acres private and 890 USFS) Containment: 0%
Expected Containment: TBD Injuries: 0
Structures Threatened: Oak Creek Campground Structures Damaged/Destroyed: 0
Engines: 15 Water Tenders: 2 Type 1 and 2 Hand Crews: 6 ordered
Helicopters: 3 available Dozers and Graders: 3 available
Cooperating Agencies: State of Utah Department of Natural Resources – Division of Forestry, Fire and State
Lands, USDA Forest Service- Fishlake National Forest, Millard County Sheriff’s Office and local fire
departments from Oak City, Delta, Leamington and Lynndyl.
Tonight, firefighters will continue to work on securing the fire’s edge.
EVACUATIONS: Oak Creek Canyon was evacuated this afternoon.
Oak Creek and Dry Creek Roads and the incident area are closed for firefighter and public