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Round Peak Fire

We are aware of the fire above Bonneville Shoreline. Utah County and Wildland Fire are aware of it. There is no need to contact dispatch. We will keep you posted.

7/15/19 11:30 pm
We are monitoring the fire. It is currently a County incident and they are getting resources together as we speak.
SVFD will be watching it. The Fire Chief is aware so rest assured if it comes down the mountain we will be ready.
They are getting air resources ready to hit it first thing in the AM.

7/16/19 3:30 am
From Utah Fire Info: “#RoundPeakfire located east of Springville, on the Spanish Fork Ranger District. Estimated to be 70 to 100 acres, 40 firefighters from multiple agencies on scene, burning in grass and brush, structures at least 1/2 mile away. Suspected human caused under investigation.”

7/16/19 8:30 am
Fire crews have been fighting the fire since around 11:00 last night. Today, air support is expected to start fighting the fire around 9:30 am. There are 3 important things you can do to help:
1. Sign up for citizen alerts at https://www.springville.org/citizen-alert/
2. Stay out of Bartholomew Park today. Fire crews are using the park and it is closed to the public.
3. Don’t get in the way of fire crews, and don’t fly drones in the area.

7/16/19 11:00 am
Little follow up from the briefing we just attended:

Utah County Fire, DNR, BLM, SVFD and the Forrest Service are all working together to work on the Round Peak fire.

The incident command will be at the Summit Center in Springville (thanks Nebo SD).

The air attack is on the way! They will be dipping into Bartholomew Pond so please stay out of the area.

Everyone in Springville has been sooooo supportive and it’s appreciated. Some of you have asked about donations. Logistically, taking donations creates more work for the fire folks so please no donations. If you would like to do something, make them a sign showing your support, they love that.

We will update FB as soon as we can. Follow Utah Fire Info on twitter for up to date information. Just look for #roundpeakfire

7/16/19 11:30 am
Air support has arrived! They’re filling up at Bartholomew Park and dumping water on the fire now. Thank you for avoiding those areas while they work. Bartholomew Park will be closed until further notice. Please don’t fly drones near the fire or Bartholomew Park.

7/16/19 4:00 pm
Forest Service News Release

The Round Peak Fire, located east of Springville, Utah on the Spanish Fork Ranger District of the Uinta-Wasatch_cache National Forest began at approximately 9:30 PM on July 15, 2019. The fire was started by a campfire and is still under investigation. Municipal, county and federal resources responded last night. The Northern Utah Interagency Type 3 Team was ordered this morning, and will assume command at 6 PM this evening.

Today: Currently the fire is approximately 325 acres and burning in brush and tall grass. There are 4 handcrews making good progress on both sides of the fire, and at this time there is 5% containment. Crews are being supported by 2 engines, 3 helicopters and multiple air tankers. Additional crews and aircraft have been ordered.

Firefighters will continue to work throughout the day to secure the fireline ahead of a predicted wind event this afternoon. Air resources including a very large air tanker will support suppression efforts throughout the shift.

Closures: Closures include the Bonneville Shoreline Trail in the Springville area, and the Squaw Peak/Camel Pass Road between the Rock Canyon Campground and Hobble Creek Road.

Resources: Handcrews: 4, Engines: 2, Helicopters: 3, Single ENgine Air Tankers: 4, Large Air Tankers: 2, Total personnel: 130

Updates: Upddated fire and closure information will be posted to Utah Fire Info’s Facebook and Twitter as well as the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache’s Facebook page.

7/17/19 8:30 am
Last night was a good night and fire crews are making good progress on the Round Peak Fire. Bartholomew Park will be closed today while they start mopping up the fire.
Edit: 2900 E. will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Please make arrangements to use an alternate route.

7/17/19 10:30 am
We’re getting a lot of calls asking if our canyon parks are closed due to the Round Peak Fire. Jolley’s Ranch, Kelly’s Grove, Rotary Park and the Hobble Creek Golf Course are all open and accessible. Go enjoy them!

7/18/19 9:00 am
Bartholomew Park remains closed for fire crews to use. A type 3 team and several crews are working today. Tomorrow will transition to a type 4 team and a single helicopter based at Spanish Fork Airport. 70,000 gallons of water and 50,000 gallons of retardant were used on Tuesday. Containment reached 40% yesterday around 4 pm and the latest burn estimate is 235 acres.

7/18/19 7:00 pm
The Round Peak Fire is 95% contained. Bartholomew Park will be open tomorrow.

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