Terrain Satellite
Twin
FIRE
25,110
acres
8.9 mi
NNE of Alamo, NV
100%
contained
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
4 months ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-6808
Fire Start:
Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:15 PM PDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 4 months ago

Incident Photo for the Twin Fire

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.

Basic Information

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

Current Situation

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 Outlook

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 Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Red flags for high winds and low RH's. Extreme heat.

Incident Contact

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