Due to the progress firefighters have made, we will be reducing staff and resources significantly to make them available to assist on other fires. The fire will transition to a local Type IV Incident Commander as the Color Country Type III team is returning the fire to the local agency tomorrow morning July 22.
Tag: Cottonwood Trail Fire
The fast-moving Cottonwood Trail fire started near mile marker 17 of I-15. Harrisburg Area, Angel Heights sub-division (west side of Leeds) have been allowed to return home after being evacuated. Aggressive suppression efforts from both aerial and ground resources protected the surrounding communities near the fire area. Fire managers are maintaining the control line with crews and aerial resources to keep the fire within the burned footprint.