Elko District Office
Bureau of Land Management
3900 East Idaho Street
Elko, NV 89801
The China Jim fire will now be reported with the Goose Creek fire.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Saturday July 28th, 2018 approx. 11:25 AM|
|Location||13 miles southwest of Grouse Creek, Utah|
|Incident Commander||Cook, Type 4 IC|
|Coordinates||41.527 latitude, -114.07 longitude|
Timber (Grass and Understory)
Brush (2 feet)
Wind Driven Runs
Provide for structure protection and public safety. Establish an anchor point and begin flanking the fire with direct line. Look for opportunities to place indirect lines and burnout to contain the fire.
|Projected Incident Activity|
The fire will continue to rapidly move to the east and southeast threatening 2 ranches located along the Grouse Creek Valley Road. The fire is also going to hit State Hwy 30. east of Montello and road closures are being implemented at this time.
The China Jim fire will now be reported with the Goose Creek Fire.
Extreme heat and low RHs coupled with twice the average fine fuel loading are contributing to high spread rates and extreme fire behavior.