The 25,781-acre Twin Fire, about 30 miles west of Caliente, Nev., is 70-percent contained with full containment expected Saturday, July 11. The fire was first reported at about 9:20 p.m., Thursday, June 25. The cause is unknown.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Thursday June 25th, 2020 approx. 09:15 PM|
|Location||10 miles NE of Alamo, NV|
|Incident Commander||Robert Washburn Type 3 IC|
|Incident Description||West Of Caliente, Nevada/ Pahroc Summit Area|
|Coordinates||37.516 latitude, -115.011 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||70%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Saturday July 11th, 2020 approx. 06:00 PM|
Brush (2 feet)
Tall Grass (2.5 feet)
Chaparral (6 feet)
Moderate group torching, uphill runs, backing
Short duration runs anticipated within the existing perimeter engine personnel will continue securing and mopping up northeast, east and southeast portions of the perimeter. The west side of the incident within the wilderness will be monitored for the next several days to ensure that growth stays within the wilderness boundaries and inaccessible terrain.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Short duration runs anticipated within the existing perimeter. The west side of the incident within the wilderness will be monitored for the next several days to ensure that growth stays within the wilderness boundaries and inaccessible terrain.
Split in acres non-wilderness 15714 acres and in wilderness 10067 acres. Transitioning to a ICT4 on 7/4/2020 at the beginning of shift. We will be monitoring the incident activity within the wilderness until fire activity subsides or is eliminated. IR Flights along with aerial and ground observation should be able to address these conditions.
Sunny, south winds 10-20 mph with gusts to 25 in the pm.