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Wood Hollow Fire Claims Life, Forces Evacuations and Road Closures

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The Wood Hollow Fire, near the town of Fountain Green in Sanpete County started Saturday afternoon.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the communities of Indian Ridge, Elk Ridge, Big hollow, and Oaker Hills are under mandatory evacuation. A number of structures have been lost in the fire, some full-time residences and some seasonal vacation homes.

At least one life has been claimed by the Wood Hollow Fire. Sanpete County Sheriff's deputies and Sanpete County Search & Rescue members found an unidentified body during an assessment of the evacuation area Tuesday morning.

The fire is only 15% contained and portions of Highway 89 remain closed.

There is a Red Cross emergency shelter at North Sanpete High School (309 E 700 S in Mt. Pleasant).

Fire Perimeter Map with Road Closures and Shelter Locations

View Wood Hollow Fire Map in a larger map

For the most up-to-date information on the Wood Hollow Fire, follow the Sanpete Sheriff on Twitter or go to www.utahfireinfo.gov.