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Corta 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

Greg Demiel
Email: gdeimel@blm.gov
Phone: 775-388-7078

Naaman Horn
Email: naaman.horn@usda.gov
Phone: 702-659-2586

Highlighted Activity

08/19/2019 Corta Fire 100 Percent Contained
The Corta Fire located approximately 10 miles southeast of Jiggs, Nevada has been declared 100% contained today. The fire’s final acreage was 16,526 acres. The public may still see some interior.
News - 08/19/2019

The 16,000 acre lightning caused Corta Fire is located approximately 8 miles southeast of Jiggs, Nevada.


Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginSunday August 04th, 2019 approx. 05:30 PM
LocationApproximately 8 miles southeast of Jiggs, Neveda
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates40.312 latitude, -115.619 longitude

Current Situation

Size16,526 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateFriday August 16th, 2019 approx. 06:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Brush (2 feet) Tall Grass (2.5 feet) Timber (Grass and Understory)