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Spring Peak


Approximate Location

38.263 latitude, -118.25 longitude

Incident Overview

The Spring Peak Fire was first reported on August 18 at approximately 10:39 a.m. Lightning on August 17 is the primary cause. The fire area is located approximately 24-miles southwest of Hawthorne, Nevada, and 12-miles northeast of Mono Lake, California.

Basic Information

Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSunday August 18th, 2013 approx. 10:30 AM
Location30 miles SW of Hawthorne, NV
Incident CommanderRyan Stone

Current Situation

Total Personnel41
Size14,230 acres
Percent Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateTuesday August 27th, 2013 approx. 06:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Grass, brush, pinion pine and juniper.

Fire Behavior

Minimal to no fire activity.


Planned Actions

Monitoring of interior islands will continue as BAER work begins.

Growth Potential


Terrain Difficulty



The Humboldt-Tuiyabe National Forest is now in charge of the fire.

Current Weather

Wind Conditions35 mph SW
Temperature78 degrees

Unit Information

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Humboldt - Toiyabe National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1200 Franklin Way
Sparks, NV 89431

Incident Contact

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Phone: 775-331-6444

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