BLM Southern Nevada District Office
Bureau of Land Management
4701 North Torrey Pines
Las Vegas, NV 89130
Virgin Mountain Fire is 85 percent contained. Full containment is expected September 30, 2020.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Monday September 21st, 2020 approx. 06:30 PM|
|Location||Virgin Mountain Instant Study Area, 15 miles south of Mesquite Nevada|
|Incident Commander||Brian Holmes|
|Coordinates||36.607 latitude, -114.062 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||90%|
Short grass, mountain brush, timber
Continue mopping up the east flank of the fire and monitor the rest
|Projected Incident Activity|
Interior smoldering and creeping will continue due to the low overnight recoveries and the hot windy weather pattern
Weather is expected to remain hot and dry with no relief. Winds are consistently at high speeds at fire elevation.