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Dodge Springs 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

Highlighted Activity

07/29/2022 Dodge Springs Fire Update July 29
The Dodge Springs Fire is now almost totally contained and most of the firefighting resources are being sent home or released to other fires today and tomorrow. Containment went up to 98% Thursday...
News - 07/29/2022
An excavator works to rehab dozer line July 29, 2022. The line was put in to stop the Dodge Springs Fire from growing and rehabbing will help prevent erosion and help promote the health of the landscape. Photo by Jess D. Harvey/USDA Forest ServiceImage options: [ Full Size ]

The 5,644-acre Dodge Springs Fire is 100-percent contained. The fire area will be monitored by air for the next couple of operational periods. The lightning-ignited fire was first reported at approximately 2:45 p.m., Thursday, July 21, about 25 miles southeast of Caliente, Nev.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginThursday July 21st, 2022 approx. 02:45 PM
Location30 miles north of Mesquite, directly on the Utah/Nevada state line.
Incident CommanderRoth, Type 4 IC
Coordinates37.325 latitude, -114.059 longitude

Current Situation

Size5,644 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateWednesday August 03rd, 2022 approx. 06:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Short grass (1 foot), brush (2 feet), and Chaparral (6 feet).

Significant Events



Planned Actions

Monitor by air over the next two operational periods.

Projected Incident Activity

Minimal, only two interior heats showing from IR flight.