On the evening of June 13th, the Manti-La Sal National Forest received dry lightning on Elk Ridge west of Monticello. The Forest is currently suppressing several fires that were started with this lightning event. The Dark Canyon Fire, just south of Gooseberry Guard Station is one of the larger fires.
The fire was fully contained on June 22, 2013.
|Date of Origin||Friday June 14th, 2013 approx. 07:45 AM|
|Location||25 mi west of Monticello Utah|
|Estimated Containment Date||Saturday June 22nd, 2013 approx. 12:00 AM|
Timber;litter and understory