Willow Creek Fire burns 453 acres, 10 percent contained

HEBER-KAMAS RANGER DISTRICT, June 10, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — The Willow Creek Fire, north of U.S. Route 40 and Strawberry Reservoir, has burned approximately 453 acres and is about 10 percent contained.

The lightning-caused fire is burning in heavy timber and thick understory, and there is no threat to structures or powerlines, according to information from Utah Fire Info.

Three engines, one 20-person Type 1 Hotshot crew, one 20-person IA crew and one helicopter are on scene, with a total of 85 personnel fighting the blaze.

Starting Monday, Bjorkman Hollow road will be closed along with an area closure north of U.S. 40, west of Co-op Creek road, south of Bjorkman Hollow road and east of Strawberry River road. This area will be closed for public and firefighter safety.


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