China Jim Fire


UNKNOWN

Incident #: EKD-10235
Fire Start: 3 months ago
Location: 19.4 miles NNE of Montello, NV
Acres: 20,000
Agency: Elko Interagency Dispatch Center (NVEIC)
Dispatch Notes: 20000 acres; l1cz, pdl1cz, 4190091

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

Updated: 2 hours, 7 mins ago — The China Jim fire will now be reported with the Goose Creek

Contact

Incident Contact
Greg Deimel
Email: gdeimel@blm.gov
Phone: 775-753-0386
Hours: M-F 8-5, cell 775-388-7078
Fire Unit Information
Elko District Office
Bureau of Land Management
3900 East Idaho Street
Elko, NV 89801

Basic Information

Cause
Unknown
Date of Origin
Saturday July 28th, 2018 approx. 11:25 AM
Location
13 miles southwest of Grouse Creek, Utah
Incident Commander
Cook, Type 4 IC
Incident Description
Wildfire

Current Situation

Total Personnel
38
Size
20,000 Acres
Estimated Containment Date
Tuesday July 31st, 2018 approx. 11:00 PM
Fuels Involved
Timber (Grass and Understory)
Brush (2 feet)
Significant Events
Extreme
Running
Torching
Wind Driven Runs

Outlook

Planned Actions
Provide for structure protection and public safety. Establish an anchor point and begin flanking the fire with direct line. Look for opportunities to place indirect lines and burnout to contain the fire.
Projected Incident Activity
The fire will continue to rapidly move to the east and southeast threatening 2 ranches located along the Grouse Creek Valley Road. The fire is also going to hit State Hwy 30. east of Montello and road closures are being implemented at this time.
Remarks
The China Jim fire will now be reported with the Goose Creek Fire.