Active Wildfires | Nevada | July 8 2017

STATE OF NEVADA WILDFIRES

SUMMARY| Here is a recap of active wildfires for the State of Nevada. Other states will be posted separately and as time allows.  Don’t see your wildfire here? Please send us a message on one of our Social Media channels: Twitter (@nwfireblog) or Facebook.

Chase Spring Fire | Elko District Office, BLM |  25 miles SE of Wells, NV

Brush and tall grass. Moderate fire behavior with wind-driven runs and single tree torching. — 560 acres. 95% contained. 46 personnel. 1 crew. 5 engines. $25,000 CTD.#

Dry Gulch Fire |  Elko District Office, BLM. IMT 2 (Rohrer) | 23 miles SE of Jackpot, NV

Brush, tall grass and timber. Active fire behavior with running and single tree torching. Structures threatened. Sage grouse habitat threatened.  — 64,000 acres. 50% contained. 255 personnel. 6 crews. 5 engines. 2 helicopters. $300,000 CTD.#

Earthstone Fire | Sparks Fire Department. IMT 2 (Chadwick) | 5 miles NE of Sparks, NV

IMT is also managing the Truckee and Winnemucca Ranch fires. Started on private land. Brush and short grass. Minimal fire behavior. Structures threatened.  — 41,545 acres. 75% contained. 4 crews. 1 engines. $3.5 Million CTD.#

Flower Pass Fire | Elko District Office, BLM | 27 miles West of Wendover, NV

Brush, short grass and timber. Moderate fire behavior with creeping and single tree torching. — 617 acres. 85% contained. 70 personnel. 2 crews 7 engines. $40K CTD.#

HD Summit Fire  Northern Region, NV DOF | 20 miles North of Wells, NV

Brush and short grass. Extreme fire behavior with wind-driven runs. Structures threatened. Sage-grouse habitat threatened. — 600 acres. 20% contained. 39 personnel. 7 engines. 1 helicopter. $250,000 CTD.#

Limerick Fire | Winnemucca District, BLM | 12 miles NE of Lovelock,  NV

Timber, brush, and tall grass. Minimal fire behavior. Residences threatened. Sage-grouse habitat threatened. Reduction in acreage due to more accurate mapping.  — 14,598 acres. 92% contained. 210 personnel. 5 crews. 13 engines. 3 helicopters. 2 structures lost. $1.4 Million CTD.#

Potosi Fire |  Humboldt-Toiyabe NF | 28 miles SW of Las Vegas, NV

Brush, tall grass and timber. Extreme fire behavior with torching, running and spotting. Structures threatened. — 500 acres. 0% contained. 26 personnel. 1 engine. 1 helicopter. $200K CTD. #

Tar Creek Fire |  Humboldt-Toiyabe NF | 11 miles SE of Austin, NV

Timber and brush. Minimal fire  behavior. Rain over fire ground on Friday. — 930 acres. 60% contained. 13 personnel. 3 crews. 1 engine. 1 helicopter. $150K CTD.#

Truckee Fire | Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District | 10 miles N of Fernley, NV

Started on private land. Brush and short grass. Minimal fire behavior. — 98,960 acres. 83% contained. 158 personnel. 5 crews. 14 engines. $714K CTD.#

White Horse |  Elko District Office, BLM | 32 miles West of Wendover, NV

Brush, tall grass and timber. Extreme fire behavior with running, single tree torching and wind-driven runs. Sage-grouse habitat threatened. — 800 acres. 15% contained. 12 crews. 6 engines. $200K CTD.#

Winnemucca Ranch Fire |  Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District | 15 mles North of Reno

Started on private land. Brush and short grass. Minimal fire behavior. Numerous structures threatened. — 4,799 acres. 55% contained. 221 personnel 7 crews. 17 engines. 5 structures lost. $577K CTD.#

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