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Echo Fire

Unit Information

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

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The Echo fire is 100 percent contained and remains at 6,438 acres. Expect minimal fire behavior and demob of some resources.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginThursday July 05th, 2018 approx. 10:15 AM
Location25 miles south of Wells, NV
Incident CommanderBritt
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates40.696 latitude, -115.076 longitude

Current Situation

Size6,438 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber (Grass and Understory)

Short Grass (1 foot)

Significant Events




Planned Actions

Continue to secure lines and Mop-up and significant demob of resources

Projected Incident Activity

Thunderstorm potential increasing in the area may provide for erratic winds and the potential for flash flooding.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Shifting weather patterns from hot and dry weather to potential for thunderstorms, both dry and wet, will create more potential for gusty winds

across the fire area over the next several days. This weather coupled with

extremely dry fuels will allow for high spread potential but may include flash


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