Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1200 Franklin Way Sparks NV 89431 Nevada
Sparks, NV 89431
The Voltaire Fire istarted on the Carson Ranger District in Voltaire Canyon above the Fandango Casino in Carson City, Nevada. U.S. Forest Service and Carson City Fire Department are in unified command.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday June 12th, 2018 approx. 08:00 PM|
|Location||1 mile west of Carson City|
|Incident Commander||Scott Stephenson, Sierra Front Incident Management Team 1|
|Coordinates||39.14 latitude, -119.783 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Short grass (1 feet), Brush (2 feet)
Burning in cheatgrass and sage brush.
Voluntary Evacuations lifted June 13, 2018 at approximately 4:00 p.m.
|Projected Incident Activity|
No movement predicted if the incident can hold with the wind.
Fire started on Forest Service HTF lands and burning onto BIA and Private lands.
Temperatures in the forecast area will trend to seasonal norms with ventilation improving from poor to excellent. Winds will still be active in the next 2 days with normal to good RH recoveries. Temperatures are forecasted to decrease through the weekend.