This lightning-caused wildfire is burning on Nevada public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management Eagle Lake Field Office, Susanville. It is burning rangeland grass and shrubs and has covered 18,618 acres. The reduction in the fire size reflects more accurate mapping. This fire is in mop-up status. We anticipate no additional updates to this incident.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Wednesday August 30th, 2017 approx. 08:30 AM|
|Location||23 miles east-southeast of Madeline, California|
|Incident Commander||BLM Northern California District|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||75%|
Rangeland grasses, shrubs and juniper trees.
There has been minimal fire behavior. The fire is near several ranches.
Reinforce fire lines to completely contain fire. Mop up hot spots.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Minimal fire behavior expected
The fire has burned in priority habitat for greater sage-grouse. It is affecting BLM-permitted livestock grazing allotments. The fire is also affecting wildlife habitat. Part of the fire is within the BLM Poodle Mountain Wilderness Study Area.
Hot temperatures and low relative humidity are predicted for the next several days.