Terrain Satellite
Flat
FIRE
2,616
acres
22.7 mi
W of Ibapah, UT
100%
contained
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
2 months ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-7054
Fire Start:
Friday, August 21, 2020 6:15 AM PDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 3 months ago

Incident Photo for the Flat Fire

The human-caused Flat Fire was reported 1:12 p.m. August 21, about 52 miles North of Ely, Nevada. Itburned in Pinyon-Juniper with grass and sage understory. The primary threat was to greater sage-grouse habitat. The fire had shown extreme behavior, with running, crowning  and short-range spotting. Suppression actions have established 100% containment and stopped forward progress of the fire. 

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Human
Date of Origin:
Friday August 21st, 2020 approx. 01:15 PM
Location:
North Creek 52 mi. N of Ely NV
Incident Commander:
Holmes T3 IC
Incident Description:
Wildfire
Coordinates:
40.061, -114.415
Size (Acres):
2,616
Containment:
100%
Estimated Containment Date:
Thursday August 27th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
Timber, brush and short grass
Significant Events:
Minimal.smoldering,creeping, isolated torching

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Continuing to gain depth on securing the perimeter with the remaining resources. Continuing with suppression damage repair
Projected Incident Activity:
Management of the fire has been returned to the local unit

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Isolated to scattered showers are expected through the evening hours, with a mix of wet and dry storms. Gusty and erratic wind gusts are expected in the vicinity of thunderstorms.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Ely District BLM
Phone: 775 289 1910
Fire Unit Information
Ely District Office
Bureau of Land Management
HC 33 Box 33500 Ely NV 89301-9408 Nevada
Ely, NV 89301