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Sandy Valley Fire

Unit Information

BLM Southern Nevada District Office
Bureau of Land Management
4701 North Torrey Pines
Las Vegas, NV 89130

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The 1,380-acre Sandy Valley Fire is now 99 percent contained. The fire is on BLM and U.S. Forest Service administered lands and full containment is expected June 20. 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseTarget Shooting
Date of OriginThursday June 10th, 2021 approx. 01:30 PM
Location10 miles Southwest of Las Vegas
Incident CommanderFruend- BLM
Coordinates35.983 latitude, -115.598 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel3
Size1,380 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained99%
Fuels Involved

Grass, brush, and Pinyon Juniper

Significant Events

Minimal, Smoldering


Planned Actions

Firefighters will continue to monitor the inaccessible portions of the fire.

Projected Incident Activity

Fire has the potential to spread to the North in the heavier fuels in the step terrain that is inaccessible to firefighters.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Temperatures will not be as hot going into the middle of next week. However, the return of gusty southwest winds, low RH, and cured fuels will keep an elevated fire threat across the region.