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.
Date of Origin:
Thursday June 25th, 2020 approx. 09:15 PM
10 miles NE of Alamo, NV
Shinkle Type 4 IC
West Of Caliente, Nevada/
Pahroc Summit Area
Estimated Containment Date:
Wednesday July 15th, 2020 approx. 06:00 PM
Brush (2 feet)
Tall Grass (2.5 feet)
Chaparral (6 feet)
Minimal smoldering, creeping, isolated torching.
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.
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.
Red flags for high winds and low RH's. Extreme heat.
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