BLM Southern Nevada District Office
Bureau of Land Management
4701 North Torrey Pines
Las Vegas, NV 89130
The Cottonwood Valley Fire is now 80 percent contained. The 373-acre fire is on BLM managed public land in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and full containment is anticipated June 21.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Monday June 14th, 2021 approx. 11:00 AM|
|Location||8 miles West of Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Incident Commander||BLM - Reynolds|
|Coordinates||35.999 latitude, -115.456 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Short Grass (1 foot)
Brush (2 feet)
Patrol and monitor fire perimeter.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Internal smoldering with potential for terrain driven runs on the West side of the fire in the upper elevations where access is limited.
Temperatures will return to more typical late June
warmth through Thursday. Another dry and gusty afternoon is expected
Tuesday, before a push of early season monsoon moisture brings chances for showers and thunderstorms to much of the region Tuesday
night through Wednesday, lingering into Thursday in Lincoln and Mohave counties. Dry lightning will be the main concern. Hotter and dry weather will return Friday through the weekend.