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Peak Fire

Unit Information

Central California District
Bureau of Land Management
5152 Hillsdale Circle
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

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Incident Contact

Serena Baker
Email: sbaker@blm.gov
Phone: 916-941-3146

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July 28, 2021, California Interagency Incident Management Team 11 has transitioned the fire back to the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service under Unified Command with a local Type 3 Management Team. Unless significant activity occurs, this will be the final update for the Peak Fire.

Peak Fire has burned approximately 2,098 acres of grass and brush south of Lake Isabella between Walker Basin and the Kern River Valley, near the community of Havilah. This wildland fire is 95% contained. Very little fire behavior was observed yesterday. Small areas of interior islands continue to smolder. Crews and engines will continue to patrol the control lines and support suppression repair operations. 

For further information, please call the incident contact above. 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnknown
Date of OriginTuesday July 20th, 2021 approx. 11:39 AM
LocationWalker Basin, Claraville
Incident CommanderUnified Command
Coordinates35.406 latitude, -118.436 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel303
Size2,098 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained95%
Estimated Containment DateFriday July 30th, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber - Grass & understory

Brush - 2 feet

Short Grass - 1 foot

Consuming pockets of ground fuels away from the fire perimeter.

Significant Events

Very little fire behavior was observed on the fire yesterday. Small areas of interior islands continue to smolder.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Crews and engines will continue to patrol the control lines and support suppression repair operations.

Projected Incident Activity

For the next 24 hours, no fire spread is expected for the incident. Sunny, with a high of 97 degrees. Light and variable wind becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

Remarks

Fire is being managed under unified command with US Forest Service and BLM. The direct suppression tactics has been successful and the incident will continue to release excess resources in support of other incidents. The IMT will turn the fire back to local management on Wednesday the 28th at 0700 hrs.

Acreage by ownership remains 753-USFS, 749-PRI, 523-BLM and 70-SRA total acreage 2098. Area received additional rainfall today as well as abundant lightning.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

No report

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