Taft Fire is on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest's Ely Ranger District in Spring Valley, about 30 miles northeast of Ely, Nevada. The fire transitioned to a type 4 team and firefighters remain on scene. No more updates will be provided as of May 20, 2020.
Total: 1,118 acres: 636 acres on Forest Service/482 acres BLM lands
The lightning-ignited fire was first reported at about 5:25 p.m., Sunday, May 10.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Sunday May 10th, 2020 approx. 05:30 PM|
|Location||Spring Valley, approx. 30 miles northeast of Ely, Nev.|
|Incident Commander||Joe Sedlacek|
|Incident Description||1,118 Acres: 636 Acres On Forest Service/482 Acres Blm Lands|
|Coordinates||39.34 latitude, -114.53 longitude|
|Estimated Containment Date||Tuesday May 26th, 2020 approx. 08:00 PM|
Mountain Mahogany, pine and sub-alpine pine, and sagebrush
Taft fire transitioned to a type 4 team and firefighters remain on scene. No more updates will be provided as of May 20, 2020.