Snowstorm Fire

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Snowstorm Fire

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Approximate Location

41.372 latitude, -116.871 longitude

Incident Overview

A long line of vehicles move toward the Snowstorm Fire

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Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginFriday July 14th, 2017 approx. 06:30 PM
Location50 miles north of Battle Mountain, Nevada
Incident CommanderGoff
Incident DescriptionWildfire

Current Situation

Total Personnel513
Size116,934 Acres
Fuels Involved

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

Significant Events

Active, running, flanking


Planned Actions

Continue to prepare and burnout indirect lines from the 4 Mile Creek to Black Cliff above the town of Midas. Continue to check fire spread for direct line construction from Black Cliff to cold black on Castle Ridge to the Northwest of Midas.

Projected Incident Activity

Expect Snowstorm to have fire growth along the perimeter where no suppression efforts have occurred.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Red Flag warning for high winds and low relative humidity values.

Unit Information

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

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