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Pilot Valley Fire

Unit Information

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

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The Pilot Valley Fire is contained and controlled out.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSaturday August 12th, 2017 approx. 05:00 PM
Location20 miles North of West Wendover
Incident CommanderTerry Garner ICT3 Brittain McNeil ICT3-T
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates41.098 latitude, -114.09 longitude

Current Situation

Size2,609 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

grass (2 feet), brush (2.5 feet), Timber (grass and under story)

Significant Events



Planned Actions


Projected Incident Activity

Low relative humidity and windy conditions will increase fire spread and hamper containment

efforts; fire has potential for considerable acreage increase.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Shifting, gusty and erratic winds, low relative humidity and

forecasted wind gusts of 20 mph with thunderstorms are a concern in

the fire area.

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