Mill Flats Fire Update

Update as of noon 9-1-09.

5% contained, 10,382 acres.

Utah Fire Info Page on This Fire

Evacuations: Evacuation orders have been relaxed and residents are being allowed to return to their homes. However, a one hour alert for emergency evacuation is still in effect. Notification will be by reverse 911. The areas affected include New Harmony, Harmony Heights 1&2, Kolob Ranch, Bumblebee, and out lying homes in the area.

Resources Assigned: 647 personnel, 6 interagency hotshot crews, 12 type 2 crews, 4 helicopters, 31 engines, 2 dozers and 8 water tenders.  The Great Basin Type 1 Incident Management team assumed responsibility for the suppression and control of the Mill Flat fire at 6 AM this morning.

Evacuations: Evacuation orders have been relaxed and residents are being allowed to return to their homes. However, a one hour alert for emergency evacuation is still in effect. Notification will be by reverse 911. The areas affected include New Harmony, Harmony Heights 1&2, Kolob Ranch, Bumblebee, and out lying homes in the area.

Still hazy in the lower Lake Powell area.

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