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Goose Creek Fire

Unit Information

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

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The Goose Creek Fire is 100 percent contained.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginThursday July 26th, 2018 approx. 05:00 PM
LocationApprox. 25 Southeast of Jackpot, Nevada
Incident CommanderLucas Rhea, IC - Brad Milam,IC(T)
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates41.474 latitude, -114.066 longitude

Current Situation

Size132,220 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber (Grass and Understory)

Brush (2 feet)


Planned Actions

Fire is contained

Projected Incident Activity

Fire is contained


Breakdown of acreage ownership:

BLM: 71,135 total (32,584 UT,38,551 NV)

St: 7,311 total (7,311 UT, 0 NV)

Pvt: 53,774 total (28,536 UT,25,238 NV)

totals: 132,220 (68,431 UT, 63,789 NV)

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

A strong high pressure ridge will continue to build into the region through the week. Hot, dry and terrain driven winds is possible in the fire area. Overnight temperatures will generally be in the mid 50s with typical drainage winds.