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Mahogany

Unit Information

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

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

Fireline before and after rehab by firefighters. In the before pictures, the fireline is clearly visible. In the after photo, the fireline has waterbars and vegetation cover to prevent washout. Image options: [ Full Size ]

Remaining crews assigned to the Mahogany Fire have completed rehabilitation work on the fire line, staging areas, and crew camp areas after containment on the fire reached 100% earlier this week. 

A small contingent of firefighters will remain in the area around the fire perimeter through early next week to continue to monitor the burn area and assist with initial attack if needed. 

Local authorities ask the public continue to be aware of traffic in the area and to obey all posted signs on the roadways. 

 
 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseHuman
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

Minimal

Little to no heat observed within the perimeter

Outlook

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.

Remarks

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.