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Incident #: DVT-10179 Fire Start: 4 months ago Location: 14.4 miles NNW of Owyhee, NV Acres: 5,082.5 Agency: Elko Interagency Dispatch Center (NVEIC) Dispatch Notes: 5082.49 acres; l03s, pal03s(1502), 4190051; contained, controlled, out
Fire Growth Potential
Updated: 2 hours, 59 mins ago — The Owyhee Fire started, July 21 at 9:59 MDT, when a bird hit a powerline and caused sparks which ignited the dry grass. Firefighters were quickly on the scene of the fire which was burning less than a mile outside the town of Owyhee, NV. On July 27 at 8 p.m. the fire was 100%
Owyhee Fire Information Phone: 775-403-2144 Hours: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm Greg Deimel Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 775-753-0386 Hours: M-F 8-5, cell 775-388-7078Show additional contacts
Fire Unit Information
Elko District Office Bureau of Land Management 3900 East Idaho Street Elko, NV 89801
Bird Hitting Powerline
Date of Origin
Saturday July 21st, 2018 approx. 09:00 AM
In the town and to the east of the town of Owyhee
Nevada Type 3 Team 2, Carrie Thaler
Estimated Containment Date
Saturday July 28th, 2018 approx. 06:00 PM
Brush (2 feet) Short Grass (1 foot)
Minimal fire behavior and smoldering.
Patrol exiting control lines, additional demobilization of resources.
Projected Incident Activity
Minimal fire behavior with backing, creeping, and smoldering, primarily in interior islands. Persistent hot and dry weather continues.