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Roosters Comb Fire

Unit Information

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

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This incident is no longer being updated.

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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
Coordinates40.941 latitude, -116.787 longitude

Current Situation

Size218,380 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained95%
Fuels Involved

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

Significant Events



Planned Actions


Projected Incident Activity

No predicted fire behavior. Incident will be monitored from the air.


Incident is in patrol status. Limited information will be provided unless significant activity occurs. Transfer back to local unit will occur on 7/23/2017 at 0600.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Isolated thunderstorms will develop Saturday afternoon and evening South-Southeast of the fire area. These thunderstorms will likely produce little to no rainfall and outflow winds gusting to 35-45 mph. Storms will diminish after sunset. Afternoon temperatures will be in the 90s and the RH from6012 percent. Prevailing winds will be North-Northeast 5-10 mph gusting to 18 mph.