Old Gold Mine (OGM) Fire along Old Highway 91 near mile post 12 Sunday as firefighters work to control the perimeter of the lightning caused fire. (KCSG photo)
Old Gold Mining (OMG) wildfire perimeter map.
(St. George, UT) - Color Country Inter-agency firefighters have stopped the forward progression of the lightning caused Old Gold Mine (OMG) fire started Saturday evening about 5:30 PM on Bureau of Land Management administered land and Shivwits Indian Reservation land west of St. George, Utah. Approximately 2,710-acres were burned
Forward progression has been stopped, smoldering and creeping fueled by cheat grass and brush is being observed. The OMG fire is 100-percent contained. There are no evacuations or closures in effect.
Color Country fire resources deployed on the OMG Fire include: 1 Crew, 4 Fire Engines, and 7 Smoke Jumpers remain on the fire.