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R-4 Fire

Unit Information

Northern California District
Bureau of Land Management
514 H St Eureka California 95501
Redding, CA, CA 96002

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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.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginWednesday August 30th, 2017 approx. 08:30 AM
Location23 miles east-southeast of Madeline, California
Incident CommanderBLM Northern California District
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates40.697 latitude, -119.934 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel106
Size18,618 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained75%
Fuels Involved

Rangeland grasses, shrubs and juniper trees.

Significant Events

There has been minimal fire behavior. The fire is near several ranches.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Reinforce fire lines to completely contain fire. Mop up hot spots.

Projected Incident Activity

Minimal fire behavior expected

Remarks

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.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Hot temperatures and low relative humidity are predicted for the next several days.

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