Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Monday, January 18, 2021 12:42:02 PM PST

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2020-NWCG-6808
FWAC Incident ID
120107
Incident Name
Twin Fire
Last Updated
Sunday, July 19, 2020 1:03 PM PDT
(6 months ago)
Fire Reported
Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:15 PM PDT
(7 months ago)
State
Nevada
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
8.9 miles NNE of Alamo, NV
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

The 25,110-acre Twin Fire, about 30 miles west of Caliente, Nev., is 100-percent contained tonight (Tuesday, July 14). The fire was first reported at about 9:20 p.m., Thursday, June 25. The cause is unknown. This will be the final Twin Fire update.

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Unknown
Date of Origin
Thursday June 25th, 2020 approx. 09:15 PM
Location
10 miles NE of Alamo, NV
Incident Commander
Shinkle Type 4 IC
Incident Description
West Of Caliente, Nevada/
Pahroc Summit Area
Coordinates
37.516, -115.011
Total Personnel
3
Size (Acres)
25,110
Containment
100%
Estimated Containment Date
Wednesday July 15th, 2020 approx. 06:00 PM
Fuels Involved
Brush (2 feet)
Tall Grass (2.5 feet)
Chaparral (6 feet)
Significant Events
Minimal smoldering, creeping, isolated torching.
Planned Actions
Continue to monitor and patrol fire activity within the wilderness.
Projected Incident Activity
Isolated torching on the western edge of the perimeter. The west side of the incident will be
monitored for the next several days to ensure that growth stays within the wilderness boundaries and inaccessible terrain.
Remarks
Split in acres non-wilderness 15714 acres and in wilderness 10067 acres. We will be monitoring the incident activity within the wilderness until fire activity subsides or is eliminated. IR Flights along with aerial and ground observation should be able to address these conditions.
Weather Concerns
Red flags for high winds and low RH's. Extreme heat.
Incident Contact
Chris Hanefeld
Email: chanefel@blm.gov
Phone: 775-289-1842
Hours: M-F 9-5 SS 10-2
Fire Unit Information
Ely District Office
Bureau of Land Management
HC 33 Box 33500 Ely NV 89301-9408 Nevada
Ely, NV 89301
Incident Map

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