Terrain Satellite
Elk
FIRE
927
acres
16.9 mi
SE of Three Creek, ID
100%
contained
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
30 mins, 18 secs ago
Incident #:
2020-NVEKD-010235
Fire Start:
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 11:17 AM PDT
Fire Unit:
Bureau of Land Management — Elko District Office
Dispatch Notes:
Contain: 08/25/20 1744 | Control: 09/02/20 0800 | Out: 09/23/20 1200

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Incident Overview Updated: 1 week ago

Incident Photo for the Elk Fire

 The 927-acre Elk Fire was started by lightning and reported August 19 at 11:17 a.m. It burned approx. 14 miles southwest of Jackpot, Nevada. Several residences were threatened. It is 100% contained.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Wednesday August 19th, 2020 approx. 11:15 AM
Location:
14 miles southwest of Jackpot, Nevada
Incident Commander:
McNeil
Coordinates:
41.909, -114.914
Size (Acres):
927
Containment:
100%
Estimated Containment Date:
Thursday August 27th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Brush, short grass and timber
Significant Events:
Minimal, creeping and smoldering,
Projected Incident Activity:
Forward spread has been halted.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
District BLM
Phone: 775 753 0347
Hours: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Fire Unit Information
Elko District Office
Bureau of Land Management
3900 East Idaho Street
Elko, NV 89801

Dispatch Contact

Elko Interagency Dispatch Center | Elko, NV
Phone: 775-748-4000
Website: https://gacc.nifc.gov/gbcc/dispatch/nveic/