Sheep Creek Fire


ACTIVE

Incident #: LANX-10307
Fire Start: 3 months ago
Location: 11.7 miles NNE of Battle Mountain, NV
Acres: 59,741.5
Agency: Elko Interagency Dispatch Center (NVEIC)
Dispatch Notes: 59741.57 acres; l3qj, pnl3qj(1502), 4190127; contained, controlled, out

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

Updated: 8 hours, 27 mins ago — The Sheep Creek Fire approximately 15 miles north of Battle Mountain, Nevada started on August 18th at approximately 2:00 p.m. The cause is under investigation.The 59,789 acre fire is 100% contained and controlled. The fire was returned to the local jurisdiction, Bureau of Land Management, Elko Field District at 12:00 pm on Sunday, August 26, 2018.

Contact

Incident Contact
s Terry Solomon
Email: nevadatype3team2@gmail.com
Phone: 907-388-1521
Hours: 7am-10pm Greg Deimel
Email: gdeimel@blm.gov
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

Basic Information

Cause
Unknown
Date of Origin
Saturday August 18th, 2018 approx. 02:00 PM
Location
15 Miles north of Battle Mountain
Incident Commander
Thaler, Nevada Team 2
Incident Description
Wildfire

Current Situation

Size
59,789 Acres
% Contained
100%
Estimated Containment Date
Sunday August 26th, 2018 approx. 12:00 PM
Fuels Involved
Brush (2 feet)

Outlook

Remarks