The 1,608-acre Wilson Creek Fire on Mt. Wilson, about 15 miles northeast of Pioche, is 100-percent contained. BLM firefighters will patrol the burn area for the next few days. The lightning-ignited fire was first reported Thursday morning, May 20.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Thursday May 20th, 2021 approx. 10:30 AM|
|Location||15 miles northeast of Pioche, Nev.|
|Incident Commander||Robert Washburn, Type 3 IC|
|Coordinates||38.25 latitude, -114.381 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Tuesday June 08th, 2021 approx. 08:00 PM|
Timber (litter and understory), dormant brush, hardwood slash, and brush
Minimal creeping and smoldering.
Patrol status for the next couple of days with two local engines.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Low potential for movement is expected for the next 12 hours due to ongoing suppression efforts by the crews and air support.
Acres burned by ownership as of 6/3/21: BLM: 1,443 acres, Private: 163 acres.
Critical fire weather conditions will continue through Wednesday with gusty south to southwest winds and critical RH values expected. The strongest winds are expected on Wednesday afternoon and early evening, especially to the north of west of I-15 and expected to increase to 25 to 35 mph gusting 35 to 50 mph.