County Line Fire


Incident #: NNS-10324
Fire Start: 7 months ago
Location: 5.6 miles SSW of Carlin, NV
Acres: 12,978
Agency: Elko Interagency Dispatch Center (NVEIC)
Dispatch Notes: 12978.07 acres; l30a, pnl30a(1502), 4190134; contained, controlled, out

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

Updated: 3 hours, 33 mins ago — The County Line fire is 12,833 acres and 95 percent contained. Today fire personnel are patrolling and monitoring the fire area and closing out operations and demobilizing all resources.By the end of the day, there will be no fire resources on the fire line or at the incident command post, Main Park in Carlin, NV.The fire is projected to be fully contained at 3 p.m. today, August 30, 2018.


Incident Contact
s Marnie Bonesteel
Phone: 775-221-9225
Hours: 7am-10pm Cell 775-221-9225 Greg Deimel
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

Date of Origin
Thursday August 23rd, 2018 approx. 04:00 PM
5 miles south of Carlin, NV
Incident Commander
Thaler's Nevada Type 3 Team #2
Incident Description

Current Situation

Total Personnel
12,833 Acres
% Contained
Estimated Containment Date
Thursday August 30th, 2018 approx. 06:00 PM
Fuels Involved
Short Grass (1 foot)
Brush (2 feet)
Significant Events
No observed fire behavior along the perimeter of the fire for todays operational shift (8/29/2018). Some smoldering may still be present far interior of line. Fire is 95% contained today with an estimate of 100% contain/control 3:00 pm 8/30/18.


Planned Actions
Crews will continue to patrol and monitor the fire perimeter and mop up as needed
Projected Incident Activity
12 hours: Fire will continue to be a threat to Emigrant Mine and ranches, as well as State Route 278. If we experience extreme fire behavior as described in the Great Basin Fuels and Fire Advisory, the town of Carlin and the residences in Ferdelford could also be threatened. Great Basin Fuels and Fire Weather Advisor was extended to September 7, 2018.
This threat will potentially continue until full containment of the fire is achieved.

24 hours: Estimate 100 percent containment. Estimate final 209 8/30/2018.

48 hours: Final 209 and incident complete.

72 hours: Final 209 and incident complete.