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Delano Fire

Unit Information

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

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The Delano Fire is 100 percent contained and at 15,080 acres. The fire is in mop-up patrol status with 111 personnel remaining on the fire.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginTuesday August 01st, 2017 approx. 04:15 PM
Location25 miles NW of Montello, Nevada
Incident CommanderRichard Zimmerman
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates41.621 latitude, -114.237 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel110
Size15,080 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Brush (2 feet)

Short Grass (1 foot)

Significant Events

Minimal, smoldering


Planned Actions

Mop-up, patrol and suppression rehab.

Projected Incident Activity

Continued spread south, east and west; steep, rocky and inaccessible terrain.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Increased potential for thunderstorms.

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