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Becky Peak 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 9-5 SS 10-2p

IR Map, July 10, 2022Image options: [ Full Size ]

The 5,989-acre Becky Peak Fire in the Schell Creek Range, about 50 miles north of Ely, Nev., is 100-percent contained. Firefighters are wrapping up rehab and demobilizing resources for deployment elsewhere. Firefighters will continue to patrol the fire area for the next several days. The human-caused fire was first reported shortly before 11 a.m., Saturday, July 9.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginSaturday July 09th, 2022 approx. 11:00 AM
Location50 miles north of Ely, Nevada
Incident CommanderPalmer, Type 4 IC
Incident DescriptionBecky Peak Wilderness
Coordinates39.93 latitude, -114.588 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel25
Size5,989 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateMonday July 18th, 2022 approx. 04:15 PM
Fuels Involved

Timber (Grass and Understory)

Brush (2 feet)

Chaparral (6 feet

Significant Events



Planned Actions

Finish rehab and demob remaining resources. Patrol fire area over the next few burn periods.

Projected Incident Activity

Minimal due to containment objectives being met.


Tonight is a final report and resources will be demobbed completely


Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Scattered showers and storms this evening and again Tuesday afternoon/evening. Gusty erratic winds possible with any storms. Warmer and drier Wednesday and Thursday.