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Kinsley Fire

Unit Information

Ely District Office
Bureau of Land Management
HC 33 Box 33500 Ely NV 89301-9408 Nevada
Ely, NV 89301

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Incident Contact

Chris Hanefeld
Phone: 775-289-1842
Hours: M-F 9-5p SS 10-2p

Kinsley Fire perimeter map 2022-6-18Image options: [ Full Size ]

The 3,209-acre Kinsley Fire, about 60 miles northeast of Ely, Nev., is 100-percent contained.

The fire, in the Antelope Range on the Elko-White Pine County line, was first reported shortly before 1 p.m., Friday, June 17. The cause is under investigation. 

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginFriday June 17th, 2022 approx. 01:00 PM
Location60 miles northeast of Ely, Nevada
Incident CommanderJosh Higgins
Coordinates40.081 latitude, -114.422 longitude

Current Situation

Size3,209 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateThursday June 23rd, 2022 approx. 02:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Brush, medium logging slash, timber (litter and understory)

Significant Events



Planned Actions

Monitoring will continue over the next few days.

Projected Incident Activity


Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Scattered mixed thunderstorms continue into the evening. RH's reach their highest overnight heading into Friday, before dropping a bit Saturday. Isolated showers and thunderstorms linger both on Friday and Saturday.