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

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Phone: 707-789-1435
Hours: Daily 0600-2100

7/8/20 Morning Briefing at Spring Mountain GatewayImage options: [ Full Size ]

The Mahogany Fire reached 100% containment on July 7. While the perimeter is contained there is still rehabilitation work to be done where suppression activity occurred. Firefighters will continue to patrol the area to ensure the fire perimeter remains secure. 

Great Basin Incident Management Team 7 transferred command of the Mahogany Fire to a local Humboldt-Toiyabe Type 3 team. The incoming Incident Commander, Doug Clark, assumed command of the fire at 0600 July 8. The Incident Commander and staff of the Great Basin Team 7 would like to extend its thanks to the residents and visitors of Mount Charleston and Clark County. 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSunday June 28th, 2020 approx. 02:30 PM
Location28 miles NW of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Incident CommanderDoug Clark
Incident DescriptionMt. Charleston, Nevada
Coordinates36.306 latitude, -115.618 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel185
Size2,758 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateMonday July 06th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber and Brush

Significant Events


Little to no heat observed within the perimeter


Planned Actions

Patrol status and work towards completing repair plan where applicable.

Projected Incident Activity

Fire is contained as of 1600 on 7/7/20.


Today(7/7) a Type 3 organization shadowed GBT7 through the operational period, with TOC occurring

on 7/8 @ 0600 hrs.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Winds were generally upslope through much of the day less than 10 mph. So far, the strong southwest to west wind have not materialized, but are expected to by late this afternoon and evening with gusts to 30 mph expected. RH again dropped into the single digits to lower teens and temperatures ranged from the lower 80s to lower 90s.

Dry and hot temperatures will remain in place Wednesday with single digit RH and temperatures in the lower 80s to mid 90s.

Morning terrain driven winds will gradually become southwest 10 to 20 mph with occasional gusts to 25 mph in the afternoon. Little change through Friday with hot and dry conditions along with afternoon breezes.

There is some hint of moisture moving into the area Saturday and Sunday bringing a few more clouds along with a slight chance of afternoon thunderstorms. Lightning and gusty outflow winds will be the main concern.