Terrain
Satellite
OSM
Owens
FIRE
1,512
acres
68.9 mi
N of Lancaster, CA
85%
contained
Fire Status:
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
39 mins, 37 secs ago
Incident #:
2021-NWCG-7444
Fire Start:
Saturday, May 1, 2021 7:02 AM PDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 5 days ago

Incident Photo for the Owens  Fire

 The Owens Fire was reported at 2:02 pm on Saturday, May 1 in the Short Canyon area west of Highway 395.
 

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Unknown
Date of Origin:
Saturday May 01st, 2021 approx. 02:02 PM
Location:
Seven miles north west of Inyokern
Incident Commander:
Michael Hoon (night IC) and Craig Owen (day IC)
Coordinates:
35.712, -117.916

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
140
Size (Acres):
1,512
Containment:
85%
Estimated Containment Date:
Saturday May 15th, 2021 approx. 11:59 PM
Fuels Involved:
brush and short grass
Significant Events:
Fire is smoldering

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Continued perimeter control with direct attack and mop up interior of the fire.
Projected Incident Activity:
Fire is holding within the current footprint with no expected growth.
Remarks:
This is the final update unless fire conditions change.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
A warming and drying trend is expected through mid-week. A cooling trend along with increased winds is expected to take place later in the week and into the weekend.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Michele Van Der Linden
Phone: 951 697 5217
Fire Unit Information
California Desert District
Bureau of Land Management
22835 Calle San Juan De Los Lagos Moreno Valley California 92553
Moreno Valley, CA, CA 92553