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Jacks Valley

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Withanee Milligan
Phone: 775-750-8973

Highlighted Activity

06/10/2021 Jacks Valley Fire Update 6/10/2021
 Jacks Valley Fire Update Public Information Officer: Withanee Milligan   Carson Ranger District, April 10th, 8 a.m. ·         Acres:  285 ·         Location: South of Jacks...
News - 06/10/2021
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The Jacks Valley fire started south of Jacks Valley Road in Carson City on June 9th, 2021. Multiple state, federal and local agencies responded and began suppression operations in coordination with both fixed and rotor wing aircraft.

The fire exhibited extreme fire behavior during initial attack. High winds drove the fire to the south and east, prompting several evacuations in the Indian Hills and Jacks Valley area and closing Jacks Valley Road. All evacuations were lifted this morning and Jacks Valley Road has reopened. Over 900 homes in the area were without power, which has since been restored.

The fire is 285 acres and now 100% contained. The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest has transitioned to command of the fire. 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginWednesday June 09th, 2021 approx. 04:30 PM
LocationCarson City, NV near Jacks Valley Rd.
Incident CommanderHumboldt-Toiyabe NF and East Fork Fire Protection District
Coordinates39.092 latitude, -119.814 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel250
Size285 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%

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