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Miller Fire

Unit Information

Ely District Office
Bureau of Land Management
HC 33 Box 33500 Ely NV 89301-9408 Nevada
Ely, NV 89301

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Incident Contact

Chris Hanefeld
Email: chanefel@blm.gov
Phone: 775-289-1842
Hours: M-F 9-5 SS 10-2

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginFriday June 26th, 2020 approx. 02:45 PM
Location29 miles northeast of Pioche, Nev.
Incident CommanderOakleaf Type 3 IC
Incident Description35 Miles East Of Pony Springs
Coordinates38.335 latitude, -114.228 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel148
Size4,519 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained90%
Estimated Containment DateSaturday July 04th, 2020 approx. 06:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Chaparral (6 feet)

Brush (2 feet)

Short Grass (1 foot)

Significant Events

Minimal creeping, torching, smoldering

Outlook

Planned Actions

Suppression repair damage and rehabilitate of hand and dozer line will continue with excavators and remaining hand crews. Engines will continue to patrol the line looking for any heat near the line.

Projected Incident Activity

Low potential for movement based on all sections being secured and mop up operations are being achieved.

Remarks

Transition to a ICT4 at the beginning of the shift on 7/4/20. Acres: 106 private and 4,413 BLM.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Sunny, south winds 10-20 with gusts to 25 mph.