Terrain Satellite
S4
FIRE
1,802
acres
27.3 mi
ENE of Lake City, CA
100%
contained
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
1 month ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-6892
Fire Start:
Monday, July 27, 2020 6:00 AM PDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 1 month ago

Incident Photo for the S4 Fire

This lightning-caused fire is burning on public rangelands managed by the BLM-California Applegate Field Office and private lands in far northern Washoe County, Nev.  It is  burning in priority habitat for greater sage-grouse and threatening two ranches.   It is burning lands within the Massacre Rim Wilderness Study Area.  The fire burned about 50 acres of the the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge.
 

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Monday July 27th, 2020 approx. 01:00 PM
Location:
30 miles northeast of Cedarville, California in Washoe County, Nev.
Incident Commander:
BLM Applegate Field Office; John Toomey, IC
Coordinates:
41.807, -119.673
Size (Acres):
1,802
Containment:
100%
Fuels Involved:
Tall grass, tall brush (2 ft.) juniper

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Patrol
Projected Incident Activity:
Minimal fire behavior. Continued potential for spot fires.
Remarks:
Fire burned priority habitat for greater sage-grouse. The fire burned 50 acres in the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge. Access is difficult in steep, rocky terrain.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Warm and breezy through the week with low humidity.