The Dune Fire started Tuesday afternoon in the Slumbering Hills area, about 20 miles northwest of Winnemucca. Firefighters, engines and air resources battled the fire, which grew to 9,860 acres.. The fire was 100 percent contained at midnight, and was controlled at 4:45 p.m. today. The cause is under investigation. No lightning had been reported in the area for 48 hours before the fire started.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday August 08th, 2017 approx. 01:30 PM|
|Location||About 20 miles northwest of Winnemucca, Nev.|
|Incident Commander||Rob Williams Type 3 IC|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Wednesday August 09th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM|
Brush and short grass.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Isolated thunderstorms are forecast for the next several days.