Carson City District Office
Bureau of Land Management
5665 Mogan Mill Road
Carson City, NV 89701
Contact Fire Information: 208-756-7853 or 208-731-8604 Hours: 7a.m. - 7 p.m.
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Tohakum 2 Fire UpdateSeptember 7, 2017
Date of Detection: August 29, 2017
Current Size: 94,221
Location: 40 miles north of Nixon Nevada
Cause: Lightning Caused
Resources on Fire: There are currently 214 personnel on this incident, including the following resources:
TYPE 1 HELICOPTERS (HEAVY): 1
TYPE 2 HELICOPTERS (MED.): 0
TYPE 3 HELICOPTERS (LIGHT): 1
FIRE UPDATE – The fire is 95% contained, so today there will be a transition. Crews will be released as well as Engines and other equipment to be assigned to other fires or back to their duty station to rest and get ready for the next assignment. This will be the last update from Great Basin Team 7. The fire will be turned over to a Type 4 Incident Management Team in the morning at 0600.
Today resources will continue to monitor and patrol the fire. They will work on hotspots and secure line and provide initial attack if needed.
In the days ahead there will be dust devils on the fire that is normal. There is nothing to be alarmed about and no need to call in to 911.
Please remember it is still peak fire season. The public should take extra caution to avoid starting wildfires. Visitors should check with local agency offices to see what fire restrictions are in place.
We would like to thank the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe for the hospitality given to our team while on this assignment.