New Harmony Fire

For Immediate Release

Contact: Paula Imlay (385) 228-6439

June 8, 2023

Summary: The Harmony Ridge Fire was reported at 4:59 PM and is estimated at 3-5 acres and burning in heavy brush. Multiple resources are on scene, including ground and air resources. There is a Type 4 IC in command.

Start Date: June 8, 2023

Location: MM 42 along I-15 East of New Harmony, Utah.

Cause: Human-caused – Under Investigation

Fire Size & Containment: Estimated 3-5 acres, 0% containment

Complexity: Type 4

Jurisdiction: Unincorporated Private, state lands

Fire Behavior: Running and Spotting

Structures Threatened: 5 primary/secondary homes, communication towers

Evacuations: Voluntary Evacuations

Closures: None

Fuels and Terrain: Fuel, Heavy Brush

Resources: 8 Engines, 2 water tenders, 2 Single Engine Air tanker (SEATS), and 1 Heavy Helicopter

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