Cornucopia Fire

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Cornucopia Fire


Approximate Location

41.558 latitude, -116.449 longitude

Incident Overview

The Cornucopia Fire have not grown and are in patrol status.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginFriday July 14th, 2017 approx. 08:30 PM
Location43 miles north of Midas, NV
Incident CommanderTilden, NNS
Incident DescriptionWildfire

Current Situation

Total Personnel73
Size1,559 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained25%
Estimated Containment DateMonday July 17th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Brush (2 Feet), Tall Grass (2.5 Feet)

Significant Events

Minimal, creeping,smoldering


Planned Actions

Hold existing fire line and mop-up.

Projected Incident Activity

Projecting no spread in the next 12 hours.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Hot, dry, windy conditions.

Unit Information

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

Incident Contacts

Greg Deimel
Phone: 775-753-0386
Hours: M-F 8-5, cell 775-388-7078
Fire Information
Phone: 775-374-4490
Hours: Sat-Sun 7a.m.-8p.m.
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