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Martin Fire

Unit Information

Winnemucca District Office
Bureau of Land Management
5100 E. Winnemucca Blvd.
Winnemucca, NV 89445

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Incident Contacts

Greg Deimel
Email: gdeimel@blm.gov
Phone: 775-753-0386
Hours: Elko District

Fernando Pitones
Email: fpitones@blm.gov
Phone: 775-304-1559
Hours: Winnemucca District

BLM offers $2,000 reward for information about person(s) responsible

Martin Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 7/11/2018

Winnemucca, NV – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the Martin Fire. Anyone with information about this fire or individuals who may be responsible, please contact BLM law enforcement at 775-857-3511.
The Martin Fire, named for the Martin Creek area, started at approximately 11:30 p.m., on Wednesday, July 4 approximately seven miles north of Paradise Valley, Nevada. The current size of the Martin fire is 439,230 acres with 48 percent containment. Investigators have confirmed the fire was human caused.

“This fire has damaged and affected ranches and numerous resources,” said BLM Winnemucca District Manager Ester McCullough. “We would like to thank our partners who have assisted us with the suppression efforts and continue to help bring the fire under control.”For more information contact Fernando Pitones at 775-623-1502.