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Slink Fire

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Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1200 Franklin Way
Sparks, NV 89431

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Phone: 775-430-5103
Hours: 7am-8pm

News Releases — Slink Fire

Slink Fire Morning Update 9.16.2020 Released: 9/16/2020
Bridgeport, CA. September 16, 2020–The Slink Fire exhibited moderated fire behavior and saw little growth yesterday, partially due to the heavy smoke that settled in over the area. Crews...
9/15/2020 Slink Fire Update Released: 9/15/2020
Bridgeport, CA. September 15, 2020– Today will be the last day of operations for Great Basin Team 6. Management of the fire will transition to Nevada Team 2 on September 16, 2020, at 0600.  When...
9/14/2020 Slink Fire Update Released: 9/14/2020
Bridgeport, CA. September 14, 2020– Firefighters will continue to improve existing containment lines along the east side of East Fork Carson River. Previous day’s ignition operations were...
9/13/2020 Slink Fire Update Released: 9/13/2020
Bridgeport, CA. September 13, 2020– Firefighters were successful yesterday with firing operations north and west of Mineral Mountain and east of the East Fork Carson River drainage. Personnel...
9/12 Slink Fire Update Released: 9/12/2020
Bridgeport, CA. September 12, 2020– Fire personnel had considerable success yesterday. Good progress was made North and West of Mineral Mountain and East Fork Carson River drainage. The objective...
9/11 Slink Fire Morning Update Released: 9/11/2020
Bridgeport, CA. September 11, 2020–Today is the 19th anniversary of the September 11th attacks on our country.  Close to 3,000 people lost their lives that day. Today, together, we remember them....
9/10 Slink Fire Evening Update Released: 9/10/2020
This will be the last evening update due to the decrease in fire activity,  unless any major event occurs on the incident. Bridgeport, CA. September 10, 2020– During today’s operational...
9/10 Slink Fire Morning Update Released: 9/10/2020
Bridgeport, CA. September 10, 2020– An Infra-Red flight was conducted last night, which determined the Slink Fire has reached 22,899 acres and a growth of 425 acres since yesterday. Due to...
9/9 Slink Fire Evening Update Released: 9/9/2020
Bridgeport, CA. September 9, 2020–The hard work of all fire personnel on the Slink Fire made it possible for firefighters to continue to construct direct and indirect line on active areas of the...
9/9 Slink Fire Morning Update Released: 9/9/2020
Bridgeport, CA. September 9, 2020– There was a chilly start to the day, but temperatures will rise and the weather will be mostly sunny and very dry. The fire is expected to be active once again on...