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Roosters Comb Fire


What Happens After the Roosters Comb Fire is Out?
News ReleaseELKO DISTRICT OFFICE NO. 2017- 038 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 15, 2017 CONTACT: Gregory Deimel at 775-738-0386, or What Happens After the Roosters Comb Fire is Out?... more


Approximate Location

40.941 latitude, -116.787 longitude

Incident Overview

Picture of fire fighters working on existing dozer line to help it heal.

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Suppression repair on the Roosters Comb has been completed and the fire area is being patrolled by air.

This is the final update on this fire.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSunday July 09th, 2017 approx. 04:00 PM
Location25 miles north of Battle Mountain
Incident CommanderBrian Goff

Current Situation

Total Personnel7
Size218,380 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateMonday July 24th, 2017 approx. 07:00 PM
Fuels Involved

tall grass (2.5ft.)and brush(2ft.)

Significant Events



Planned Actions

Resources are continuing with suppression repair.

Projected Incident Activity

No projection for fire behavior. Incident will be monitored from the air.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Dry and stable conditions will continue through Friday. Afternoon temperatures will remain in the 90's and the rH in the single digits. On Thursday, SW winds 5-10 mph gusting to 20 mph can be expected. Stable conditions may result in smoke aloft or haze in the vicinity.

Unit Information

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Elko District Office
Bureau of Land Management
3900 East Idaho Street
Elko, NV 89801

Incident Contact

Roosters Comb Fire Information
Phone: 775-374-4490
Hours: 7 am to 8 pm

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