Terrain Satellite
Big Rocks
FIRE
4,434
acres
23.6 mi
NNE of Alamo, NV
100%
contained
CONTAINED
Last Updated:
1 week ago
Incident #:
2021-NWCG-7338
Fire Start:
Monday, March 8, 2021 8:30 AM PST

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 1 month ago

Incident Photo for the Big Rocks Fire

Firefighters are fully suppressing the Big Rocks Fire in the North Pahroc Range, about 20 miles northeast of Hiko, Nev. The approximately 4,434-acre fire is burning in steep, rugged terrain, consuming timber, brush, and tall grass. There is no threat to private property or structures. Public and firefighter safety is the top priority. The fire is 20-percent contained. Full containment is anticipated by Saturday evening, March 13. The fire was first reported shortly after 4:30 p.m., Monday, March 8. The cause is unknown.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Unknown
Date of Origin:
Monday March 08th, 2021 approx. 04:30 PM
Location:
20 miles northeast of Hiko, Nevada
Incident Commander:
Seth Trodahl, Type 3 IC
Incident Description:
Wildfire
Coordinates:
37.74, -115.001
Size (Acres):
4,434
Containment:
100%
Estimated Containment Date:
Thursday March 11th, 2021 approx. 02:00 PM
Fuels Involved:
Timber, brush, tall grass
Significant Events:
Minimal smoldering and creeping

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Will send local resources out over the next couple of days when conditions are favorable
Projected Incident Activity:
Low

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Snow forecast for the next three days. Current snow accumulation is three inches

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Chris Hanefeld
Email: chanefel@blm.gov
Phone: 775-289-1842
Hours: M-F 9-5p SS 10-5 p
Fire Unit Information
Ely District Office
Bureau of Land Management
HC 33 Box 33500 Ely NV 89301-9408 Nevada
Ely, NV 89301