Trail Mountain Fire Reaches 85% Containment


Photo courtesy of the Emery County Sheriff’s Office.

Start Date: June 4, 2018
Size: 18,011
Percent Contained: 85%
Helicopters: 3
Engines: 15
Crews: 5
Total Personnel: 260

Summary: A Red Flag Warning is in effect from today until Tuesday. Under these hot, dry and windy conditions, fire behavior is more extreme. There have been multiple new fires started in the region. For more information regarding these new fires, refer to the Utah fire link posted below. Recreationists are asked to continue taking fire prevention measures. Please make sure campfires are completely out, never left unattended, and do not light fireworks on any public lands.

Crews on the west section of the fire continue remediation efforts such as dozer line rehabilitation and removal of hose line and other equipment. Over the next several days, Trail Mountain Fire will be demobilizing and reassigning resources as a result of increased containment and the need for resources on other fires.

Closures: If you’re planning to recreate in the vicinity this weekend, please be mindful that wildland fires are constantly changing environments. Check fire conditions and closure areas via links below before heading out.

The Manti-La Sal National Forest has an area closure in effect around the fire. See a map and description of the area at: Horse Canyon Trailhead, Indian Creek Campground, Little Bear Campground, Lower Little Bear Campground, and Riverside Campsite are closed. Highway 31 is open, but please drive with caution.

For More Information: Visit InciWeb at (Trail Mountain Fire), (BAER), and Utah Fire Info at You can also follow Utah Fire Info on Twitter,, and Facebook,

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