Cottonwood Fire

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Cottonwood Fire

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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
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%
Fuels Involved


Tall Grass

Significant Events



Planned Actions

Fire controlled.

Projected Incident Activity

Fire controlled.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns


Unit Information

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

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