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Cherry Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contacts

Withanee Milligan
Phone: 775-750-8973

Johnny Siren
Phone: 775-451-4932

Highlighted Activity

09/09/2019 Cherry Fire Final Update September 9, 2019
FIRE UPDATE- The 3,487 acre Cherry Fire, located 20 miles Southeast of Jiggs, Nevada, is 100% contained. Firefighters devoted efforts yesterday to suppression repair and mop up operations....
News - 09/09/2019

The Cherry fire started on September 2nd, and is located in the Cherry Springs Canyon, 50 miles south of Elko, Nevada. The fire is burning in grass, sage, and juniper.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseHuman
Date of OriginMonday September 02nd, 2019 approx. 01:00 PM
Location50 miles south of Elko, 42 miles northeast of Eureka, Nevada.
Incident CommanderHumboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Coordinates40.066 latitude, -115.646 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel316
Size3,487 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Grass, sage and juniper.