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Numbers Fire

Unit Information

Carson City District Office
Bureau of Land Management
5665 Mogan Mill Road
Carson City, NV 89701

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The Numbers Fire, burning 10 miles southeast of Gardnerville, Nevada, started on Monday, July 6. Multiple local, state, and federal wildland fire agencies are assisting with numerous fire resources working on the fire. Resources on scene include heavy equipment, hand crews, and aviation. 

Although the fire is at 100% containment at 18,380 acres, fire vehicles and heavy equipment will be completing suppression repair work over the next few days. Please drive cautiously in the area, and limit use of Pinenut 2 and Blossom Canyon Roads to residents only. Smoke may be visible as the fire continues to consume interior islands of unburned vegetation. 

Great Basin Incident Management Team 4 will transition control of the Numbers Fire back to the local BLM Carson City District Wednesday, July 15. Thank you for the ongoing community and partner assistance and support.  

Structures lost/damaged per Douglas County assessment:
• 3 structures
• 37 outbuildings

The Numbers Fire is burning on the Bureau of Indian Affairs Western Nevada Agency. The allotment land is protected by the Carson City District of the Bureau of Land Management Nevada.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginMonday July 06th, 2020 approx. 07:00 PM
LocationSoutheast of Gardnerville, NV
Incident CommanderGreat Basin Team 4 (Roide)
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates38.843 latitude, -119.639 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel167
Size18,380 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Chaparral, brush, and short grass

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

A slight chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms will return primarily over the Sierra Crest Wednesday which could bring gusty winds to the area later Wednesday afternoon. A better chance for showers and thunderstorms exist Thursday with a Fire Weather Watch in effect for Thursday.