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Goshute Fire

Unit Information

Elko District Office
Bureau of Land Management
3900 East Idaho Street
Elko, NV 89801

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Incident Contact

Patricia Ryan
Phone: 775-753-0386
Hours: M-F 9-5p SS 10-2

Goshute IR Map July 12Image options: [ Full Size ]

Fire being shifted into monitor status - will be monitored from local resources.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSaturday June 25th, 2022 approx. 03:30 PM
LocationWest of U.S. Highway 93 Alternate, 25 miles south of Wendover, Nevada
Incident CommanderMatt Murphy
Coordinates40.514 latitude, -114.287 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel21
Size1,966 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained90%
Estimated Containment DateMonday July 18th, 2022 approx. 08:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Timber, grass, understory, brush, short grass

Significant Events



Planned Actions

Fire being shifted into monitor status; Wildland Fire Use module will be assuming command and the fire and will receive support from T3 helo; will begin demobing WFUM off the Goshute tomorrow, and fire will be monitored from local resources.

Projected Incident Activity

Backing and rolling out in steep inaccessible terrain.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

High temperatures, low RH and windy conditions.