Terrain
Satellite
OSM
Owens
FIRE
1,512.0
acres
68.9 mi
N of Lancaster, CA
85%
contained
Fire Status:
OUT
Last Updated:
7 months ago
Incident #:
2021-CACDD-007393
Fire Start:
Saturday, May 1, 2021 3:02 PM PDT
Dispatch Notes:
Nz42
Primary Fire Agency

Bureau of Land Management — California Desert District

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 7 months ago

 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 1, 2021 2:02 PM PDT
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 15, 2021 11:59 PM PDT
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

Dispatch Contact

Federal Interagency Communication Center | San Bernardino, CA
909-383-5652
https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/sbnf/landmanagement/resourcemanagement/?cid=stelprdb5165957