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South Sugarloaf Fire

Unit Information

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1200 Franklin Way Sparks NV 89431 Nevada
Sparks, NV 89431

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Incident Contacts

Naaman Horn, Public Affairs Specialist
Email: nhorn@fs.fed.us
Phone: 702-659-2586

Highlighted Activity

09/17/2018 Forest Service Recinds South Sugarloaf Fire Closure
Elko, NV., Sept. 12, 2018 – After the initial assessments of the South Sugarloaf Fire Burn Area Emergency Response Team (BAER), the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest has reopened all of the closed...
News - 09/17/2018

With the South Sugarloaf Fire reaching 99 percent containment, the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest has lifted the area closure on the Mountain City-Ruby Mountains-Jarbidge Ranger District. For updated information on Forest Closures and fire restrictions visit https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/htnf/alerts-notices.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning/natural
Date of OriginFriday August 17th, 2018 approx. 03:30 PM
Location20 miles Southwest of Owyhee, Nevada
Incident DescriptionLightning Caused Wildfire
Coordinates41.812 latitude, -116.324 longitude

Current Situation

Size233,462 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained99%