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Mahogany Fire

Unit Information

Winnemucca District Office
Bureau of Land Management
5100 E. Winnemucca Blvd.
Winnemucca, NV 89445

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The Mahogany Fire is now 100 percent contained at 5,121 acres. Residents and visitors can expect to see smoke in the area, as patches of mountain mahogany trees continue to burn off within the fire perimeter. These burn-offs pose no risk to containment lines. The fire will continue to be patrolled.

The Mahogany Fire is located about nine miles south of Denio in the northern part of the BLM Winnemucca District. The fire started on July 23, when a storm cell moved over the area, generating extensive dry lightning and igniting multiple fires.

Northwest Interagency Incident Management Team 8 assumed command of the fire on July 25. On July 30, command was transferred to a smaller Type 4 team.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSunday July 23rd, 2017 approx. 08:00 PM
Location9 miles south of Denio, NV
Coordinates41.82 latitude, -118.667 longitude

Current Situation

Size5,121 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Brush (2') Tall grass (2.5') Closed timber litter


Planned Actions

Patrol status.

Projected Incident Activity

12 hr- none Fire spread is checked enough by containment efforts that is likely to escape.

24 hr-none

48 hr-none

72 hr-None

Recent Articles

Update July 29, 2017-PM News - 7/29/2017
UPdate July 29, 2017-AM News - 7/29/2017
Update July 28, 2017-PM News - 7/28/2017
Update July 28, ,2017-AM News - 7/28/2017

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