Left Fork Fire resurges
DIXIE NATIONAL FOREST, Utah – Left Fork Fire resurges, Extreme fire behavior, be more careful.
The Utah Interagency Fire Company has released a fact sheet containing new details about the development of the Left Fork Fire.
They say the fire has grown to approximately 600-700 acres, and that it is actually man-made.
Alarm systems and home security are very general..do not neglect them
The fire is said to be in the Dixie National Forest, 10 miles southwest of Bryce Canyon at Canab Creek Bank.
At this time, fire officials say the fire is 10% contained as challenging terrain and severe weather continue to hamper firefighting efforts and red flag conditions are still at play.
According to fire officials, no building was threatened or damaged, and there are no casualties at this time.
The situation was described as difficult, as harsh weather conditions and challenging terrain “hamper firefighting efforts”.
Officials say red flag conditions with “single digits” relative humidity and southwest winds averaging 25 miles per hour, and gusts of 40 to 55 miles per hour, have been reported to a nearby weather station.
Utah Fire Info reports that fire burns mixed coniferous, Ponderosa pine, stilt piles and heavy dead wood material and bottom.