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Becky Peak Fire

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Unit Information

HC 33 Box 33500 Ely NV 89301-9408 Nevada 
HC 33 Box 33500 Ely NV 89301-9408 Nevada 

Incident Contacts

Chris Hanefeld
Phone: 775-289-1842
Hours: M-F 9-5 SS 10-2p

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 Mon, 07/18/2022 - 15:48
Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Human
Date of Origin
Location 50 miles north of Ely, Nevada
Incident Commander Palmer, Type 4 IC
Incident Description Becky Peak Wilderness
Coordinates 39° 55' 48'' Latitude
-114° 35'
'' Longitude
Current Situation
Total Personnel: 25
Size 5,989 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained 100%
Estimated Containment Date 2022-07-18 16:15:00
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.