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Hungry Fire

Unit Information

Carson City District Office
Bureau of Land Management
5665 Mogan Mill Road
Carson City, NV 89701

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The Hungry Fire started on September 9, 2019, at approximately 12:59 p.m. The fire is burning 10 miles north of Reno, Nevada, in Washoe County, Nevada.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginMonday September 09th, 2019 approx. 01:00 PM
Location10 miles north of Reno, NV, in Washoe County, NV
Incident CommanderRyan Elliott
Incident DescriptionSingle Complex Wild Fire
Coordinates39.711 latitude, -119.743 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel125
Size305 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Grass and sagebrush

Significant Events

Spotting and smoldering


Planned Actions

Continue to establish anchor point on southeast side of the fire, and continue direct line construction around the fire.

Projected Incident Activity

Continue to increase containment. Keep fire north of Eagle Canyon Drive, West of Pyramid Highway, South of Winnemucca Ranch Road, and East of Hungry Valley Road (County Rd 200)

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Variable and high winds during low pressure front passing through Tuesday.

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