BLM Northern CA District
Bureau of Land Management
6640 Lockheed Dr.
Redding, CA 96002
Norcal BLM PAO
Phone: 530 260 0189
This lightning-caused fire is burning on public rangelands managed by the BLM-California Applegate Field Office and private lands in far northern Washoe County, Nev. It is burning in priority habitat for greater sage-grouse and threatening two ranches. It is burning lands within the Massacre Rim Wilderness Study Area. The fire burned about 50 acres of the the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Monday July 27th, 2020 approx. 01:00 PM|
|Location||30 miles northeast of Cedarville, California in Washoe County, Nev.|
|Incident Commander||BLM Applegate Field Office; John Toomey, IC|
|Coordinates||41.807 latitude, -119.673 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||70%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Monday August 03rd, 2020 approx. 06:00 PM|
Tall grass, tall brush (2 ft.) juniper
Fire behavior has been minimal.
Continue reinforcing fire lines and mop up and begin suppression repair.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Minimal fire behavior.
Fire burned priority habitat for greater sage-grouse. The fire burned 50 acres in the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge. Access is difficult in steep, rocky terrain.
Warm and breezy through the week with low humidity.