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2021 Humboldt-Toiyabe Initial Attack

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

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For all emerging initial attack incidents on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, please refer to this page. Any large fires will have a new "incident" page started in InciWeb and the link will appear next to the fire name and status.

Carson Ranger District 

4/17/2021 Dutch Louie Flat. Located at Huffaker and Lakeside. 0.1 acres. Contained/controlled 4/18/21.

5/16/2021 Hawkins Creek. Located off Highway 88 and Burnside Rd. 0.1 acres. Contained/controlled 5/16/21.

6/3/2021 Jack. Located off of Jacks Valley Rd.0.1 acres. Contained/controlled 6/3/21.

6/9/2021 Jacks Valley. Located south of Jacks Valley Rd. 285 acres, resources on scene. For updated information on this fire, visit 

6/29/2021 Mogul Fire, located in the Monitor Pass Area, five acres, air and ground resources on scene, contained and controlled as of 6/30/21.
7/1/2021 East Fork Fire, burning in Cottonwood Canyon on the California side of the Carson Ranger District (approximately 15 miles east of Woodfords, CA and approximately 15 miles due south of Gardnerville, NV).The estimated size is 70 acres, approximately 120 personnel on scene; 1 Air Attack, 2 Single Engine Air Tankers, 2 Helicopters and 4 Hand crews are expected to work through the weekend. The cause of this fire is under investigation. Forward spread towards the county line was slowed and moisture was received in the area.  For updated information on this fire visit: 
7/3/2021 Raymond Fire, 5 miles southwest of Markleeville, one tenth of an (.10) acre, firefighters are monitoring.

·7/4/2021 Tamarack Fire For updated information on this fire visit: 

A Facebook page has been created to provide official fire information about the Tamarack Fire. Please follow for updates from the Incident Management Team.Here are additional places you can get information: Public Information Phone: 775-434-8629. Public email: Media Phone: 775-434-8110Media email: InciWeb:

Twitter: @Tamarack_Fire 
7/9/2021 Jacks Valley 2. Located off Jacks Valley Road. Fire is 2.7 acres. Forward progress has been stopped, resources have hose around the fire and are continuing mop up efforts. Human caused.  Contained/Controlled.

 7/9/2021 Mud 2 Fire. Located near Mud Lake. 10 acres. Staffed with 3 engines and a hand crew. Lightning caused. Forward progress has been stopped. Resources will remain on scene to continue mop-up efforts. Contained/Controlled.

7/11/2021 Garson Fire. 67 acres. Located near Garson Rd. in Verdi near Boomtown. Contained/Controlled.

7/12/2021 Timberline Fire. 5 acres. Contained/Controlled 

7/25/2021 Jones Creek. 1 acre lightning caused fire. Located off Mt. Rose Highway near Galena Creek Visitor Center.  Contained at 9:00 am on 7/27/2021.

7/27/2021 Valley Fire. 2 acres. 13 miles WNW of Reno. Contained at 4:00 pm. 07/28/2021.

8/13/21 Fay Fire -  Fay Luther Canyon, 6 miles north of Woodfords, CA. Lightning-caused. UPDATE 8/17/21 Controlled at 1 acre.

8/13/2021 Horse Thief Fire .10 acres (single lightning struck tree). Fay Luther Canyon, 7 miles north of Woodfords, CA. Engine 316 responded and working to secure the wildfire. 100% contained and controlled as of 8/14/21 @ 1:30 PM.
Bridgeport Ranger District 

6/29/2021 Swauger Fire, located near Devil's Gate Pass, less than an acre in size, contained as of 7:20 p.m. 6/29/2021

6/29/2021 Obsidian Fire, located south of Topaz Lake, less than an acre, contained and controlled as of 5:00 p.m. 6/29/2021

6/29/2021 Risue 1 Fire, located south of Topaz Lake, less than an acre, contained and controlled as of 8:00 p.m. 6/29/2021

6/29/2021 Risue 2 Fire, located south of Topaz lake, less than an acre, contained and controlled as of 8:00 p.m. 6/29/2021

7/3/2021 Pan Fire, 2 miles southeast of Wheeler Peak (near the Frying Pan Fire scar), approximately 40 acres (down from 52 due to more accurate mapping), and 100% contained.

7/4/2021 Poore Fire, southeast of Poore Lake, one half (.50) acres, burning in lodgepole and heavy needle duff, contained and controlled as of 6:00 p.m. 7/5/2021

7/4/2021 Eagle Fire, south of Buckeye Campground, approximately one quarter (.25) acres, in heavy duff, contained and controlled as of 6:00 p.m. 7/5/2021

7/7/2021 Fremont Lake Fire, 17 miles west of Bridgeport in the Hoover Wilderness, near Fremont Lake, 1.5 acres, contained and controlled as of 2:00 p.m. 7/9/2021

7/12/2021 Table Fire. Located near Pole line Rd. Approximately .10 acre. Single tree. Staffed by Helicopter. Contained/Controlled.

8/2/2021 Murphy Fire. Located 12 miles east of Sonora Junction, CA. Approximated .10 acres outside of wilderness boundary. Staffed by Helicopter. Contained and controlled as of 8/02/2021.

8/28/2021 Dunderberg Fire.  Located 5 miles west of Hwy 395 near the Mono Lake Vista Point north of Mono Lake.  Controlled at .10 acre as of 8/28/21 @ 6:00pm. 

6/19/2021 Bristlecone. Located in Mount Charleston Wilderness in upper Lee Canyon near Bristlecone Trail area. 0.1 acres. Contained/controlled 6/19/21.
6/29/2021 Lovell Fires 1,2 and 3 in Lovell Canyon, all three fires are under an acre in size. The Lovell 3 Fie is contained and Lovell Fires 1 and 2 are staffed. The surrounding area received moisture when the lightning passed through.
7/9/2021 Lovell Fire 5. Approximately 0.1 acres. 

7/9/2021 Lovell 6. Approximately 0.1 acres. Located in the wilderness. Estimated containment 2200 7/9/21

Ely Ranger District  

9/16/21 Bastian Springs. Approximately 2 acres. Crews responding.
Austin-Tonopah Ranger District

7/7/2021 Flagstaff Fire, very remote near Flagstaff Canyon, 64 miles southwest of Austin, closest reference point is Gabbs, just under 4 acres in size, burning in Pinion Juniper, firefighters are on scene. Contained/Controlled.

Mountain City, Ruby Mountain, Jarbidge Ranger District 
07/30/2021 Bear Creek Fire. 28 acres. 10 miles west of Jarbidge, NV. Contained.
08/17/2201 Bearpaw Fire. 6.7 acres.  Southwest of Bearpaw Mountain. Controlled.  

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Incident CommanderHumboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Incident DescriptionThis is a running log of new and emerging initial attack incidents on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.
Coordinates39.524 latitude, -119.719 longitude

Current Situation

Size1 Acres

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