Cottonwood Fire

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Cottonwood Fire

INCIDENT UPDATED 4 DAYS AGO

Approximate Location

40.258 latitude, -116.424 longitude

Incident Overview

Burn mosaic, Cottonwood Fire, 9/15/17. Photo by Daniel R. Patterson

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The Cottonwood fire is now 100% contained at 13,267 acres.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLighting/natural
Date of OriginTuesday September 12th, 2017 approx. 06:30 PM
Location5 Miles Southeast of Crescent Valley, Eureka County, Nevada
Incident CommanderNV IMT3 Uhlig
Incident DescriptionWildfire

Current Situation

Size13,267 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateSaturday September 16th, 2017 approx. 07:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Brush

Tall Grass

Significant Events

Minimal

Outlook

Planned Actions

Fire controlled.

Projected Incident Activity

Fire controlled.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

None.

Unit Information

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

Incident Contacts

Greg Deimel
Email: gdeimel@blm.gov
Phone: 775-753-0386
Hours: M-F 8-5, cell 775-388-7078
Dan Patterson
Email: dpatterson@blm.gov
Phone: 520-906-2159
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