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Shafter Fire

Unit Information

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

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This incident is no longer being updated.

The Shafter Fire is now contained. Resources will be demobed.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnknown
Date of OriginSunday August 04th, 2019 approx. 08:45 PM
LocationApproximately 25 miles west of Wendover, NV
Incident CommanderColeman
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates40.731 latitude, -114.561 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel95
Size6,618 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Brush (2 feet) Short Grass (1 foot) Timber (Grass and Understory)

Significant Events

Minimal

Smoldering

Outlook

Planned Actions

none

Projected Incident Activity

No likely spread

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Predicted thunderstorms will bring gusty and erratic winds over the

fire area along with a chance of precipitation. Wetting rain

occurred over the fire area this afternoon.

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