Long Valley Fire

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Long Valley Fire

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INCIDENT UPDATED 7/21/2017

Approximate Location

40.073 latitude, -120.145 longitude

Incident Overview

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After 10 days of intensive firefighting with afternoon winds and 2 days of red flag warnings in very dry fuels, the Long Valley fire is contained. SoCal Team 1, the incident management team managing the fire, would like to thank our firefighters for their good work, the hosting agencies for their support and the citizens of both Lassen County California and Washoe County Nevada for their positive thoughts, prayers - and good behavior, enabling our firefighters to finish their work.

This is going to be a long hot summer, so be careful in your activities and stay safe.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginTuesday July 11th, 2017 approx. 01:30 PM
LocationAbout two miles north of Doyle, California. About 50 miles north of Reno, Nevada.
Incident CommanderBureau of Land Management
Incident DescriptionWildfire Burning Grass And Sagebrush.

Current Situation

Total Personnel17
Size83,733 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

grass and sagebrush

Significant Events

The fire is 100% contained.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Fire suppression repair operations will continue under the direction of resource advisers.

Projected Incident Activity

The is no further growth or movement of the fire anticipated.

Remarks

Priority has been given to protecting cattle grazing areas on the NE side of the fire.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

A seasonal weather pattern will prevail over the region for the next few days, with afternoon W/NW Zephyr winds gusting to 25 mph. A very dry air mass is keeping night time RH low and day time temperatures in the 90s.

Unit Information

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Northern California District
Bureau of Land Management
6640 Lockheed Dr
Redding, CA, CA 96002

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