InciWeb - Incident Information System

[Skip to content]

Red Cow Fire

This incident is no longer being updated.

INCIDENT UPDATED 8/26/2013

Approximate Location

41.409 latitude, -116.435 longitude

Incident Overview

Active fire burns down slope during the Red Cow Fire

Image options: [ Enlarge ] [ Full Size ]

Fire crews continue mop-up and rehab operations today. Dozer line rehab will include disbursement of native grass seed. Smoldering and flare-ups could continue within the interior of the fire for several weeks. The fire will remain patrolled until it is determined to be 100 percent controlled. Resources will begin demobilization today.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginSaturday August 17th, 2013 approx. 12:00 PM
Location10 miles NW of Tuscarora, Nev.
Incident CommanderTyler Hecht

Current Situation

Total Personnel12
Size16,193 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Brush, grass, sage, scattered timber

Significant Events

Controlled interior torching in aspen groves

Outlook

Planned Actions

Fire containment; transition to ICT4

Projected Incident Activity

Low

Unit Information

BLM Shield
Elko District
Bureau of Land Management
Bureau of Land Management
3900 East Idaho Street
Elko, Nevada, NV 89801

Incident Cooperators

Follow this Incident

Share This

National Wildfire Coordinating Group U.S. Forest Service Bureau of Land Managemen Bureau of Indian Affairs Fish and Wildlife Service National Park Service National Association of State Foresters U.S. Fire Administration
Content posted to this website is for information purposes only.
version: 2.4      load time: 0.00206 sec.