The Salt fire is southwest of Bear River Reservoir. The fire is in remote terrain with heavy timber and no roads. Hand crews and helicopters are the primary tools being utilized to handle this fire. A handline has been built around the fire and crews have brought in a hose lay for water.
Incident Type: Wildfire
Cause: Under Investigation
Date of Origin: Wednesday August 14th, 2013 approx. 06:30 AM
Location: Southwest of Bear River Reservoir
38.529 latitude, -120.265 longitude
Incident Commander:Jason Withrow
Total Personnel: 60
Fire Behavior - Backing fire
Significant Events - No structures threatenedOutlook/Planned Actions - hand line built completely around the fire and a hose lay to the fire.
Terrain Difficulty - remote terrain requires hand crews