Terrain Satellite
Baldy
FIRE
1,320
acres
48 mi
SSW of West Wendover, NV
100%
contained
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
1 month ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-6921
Fire Start:
Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:45 AM PDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 1 month ago

Incident Photo for the Baldy Fire

This will be the final update for the 1320-acre Baldy Fire which began August 6, approximately 52 miles northeast of Ely, and is now 100% contained on the evening of August 10. The fire transitioned to a Type 4 ICĀ and plans are to improve on mop up operations and begin demobilization. Fire behavior continues to be minimal with smoldering and creeping.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Human
Date of Origin:
Thursday August 06th, 2020 approx. 11:45 AM
Location:
52 Miles North East of Ely
Incident Commander:
Jon Holmes, Type 3 IC
Coordinates:
40.026, -114.406

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
119
Size (Acres):
1,320
Containment:
100%
Estimated Containment Date:
Monday August 10th, 2020 approx. 06:00 PM
Fuels Involved:
Timber (Grass and Understory) Brush (2 feet)
Short Grass (1 foot)

The primary carrier is PJ with grass and sage understory. There is also areas of bitterbrush and Mountain Mahogany.
Significant Events:
Minimal fire behavior with creeping and smoldering.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Improve on mop up operations on all divisions. And start demob.
Projected Incident Activity:
On all flanks of the fire the potential for progression has been minimized with the on going suppression action.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Dry conditions are expected through Monday morning. There is a small risk for dry thunderstorms in the northern part of the fire zone
Monday and Tuesday afternoons.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Fire Information
Phone: 406-471-1491
Fire Unit Information
Ely District Office
Bureau of Land Management
HC 33 Box 33500 Ely NV 89301-9408 Nevada
Ely, NV 89301