Piney Fire

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Piney Fire

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INCIDENT UPDATED 9/14/2017

Approximate Location

41.986 latitude, -114.238 longitude

Incident Overview

The Piney Fire is contained and 1,594 acres. Crews will monitor and patrol.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLighting/wildfire
Date of OriginTuesday August 29th, 2017 approx. 05:15 PM
Location22 miles east of Jackpot, Nevada near Idaho border
Incident CommanderHayes
Incident DescriptionWildfire

Current Situation

Total Personnel62
Size1,701 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained50%
Fuels Involved

Brush (2 feet)

Short Grass (1 foot)

Significant Events

Minimal

Smoldering

Creeping

Outlook

Planned Actions

Maintain current resources to continue with containment efforts.

Projected Incident Activity

Fire expected to spread to the east and the northeast.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Received precipitation over the fire today.

Unit Information

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

Incident Cooperators

  • Nevada Division of Forestry
  • US Forest Service

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