Blacksmith Fork Evacuations
The Cache Co. Sheriff's Office is carrying out Evacuations for campgrounds and residences up Blacksmith Fork Canyon. The evacuation area begins at the mouth of Blacksmiths Fork canyon. The area does.. more
Crews finished securing line August 21. There will be 3 engine crews monitoring the Blacksmith Fork canyon for the forseeable future. Land managers expect there will be smoke visible from the interior of the fire for the next several weeks, however the smoke will be well within the fire’s perimeter and will not pose a risk of spread.
spotting torching creeping smouldering rollout and short flanking runs
Black Smith Fork Canyon contains critical infrastructure including; a Hyrum city power plant and culinary water supply. In addition, the fire is near multiple summer homes and private recreation properties. Steep inaccessible terrain precludes the use of direct line construction with crews; aircraft were used to secure line in steep inaccessible terrain. Contingency plan involves burnout operation along hand line and or roads.