Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Saturday, September 18, 2021 12:26:21 AM PDT

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2021-NVSND-500708
FWAC Incident ID
187846
Incident Name
Sandy Valley Fire
Last Updated
Friday, July 30, 2021 10:58 AM PDT
(1 month ago)
Fire Reported
Thursday, June 10, 2021 1:34 PM PDT
(3 months ago)
State
Nevada
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
16 miles WSW of Las Vegas, NV
Responsible Agency
Bureau of Land Management
Responsible Fire Unit
Southern Nevada District Office
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

The 1,380-acre Sandy Valley Fire is now 99 percent contained. The fire is on BLM and U.S. Forest Service administered lands and full containment is expected June 20. 


Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Target Shooting
Date of Origin
Thursday June 10th, 2021 approx. 01:30 PM
Location
10 miles Southwest of Las Vegas
Incident Commander
Fruend- BLM
Coordinates
35.983, -115.598
Total Personnel
3
Size (Acres)
1,380
Containment
99%
Estimated Containment Date
Sunday June 20th, 2021 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved
Grass, brush, and Pinyon Juniper
Significant Events
Minimal, Smoldering
Planned Actions
Firefighters will continue to monitor the inaccessible portions of the fire.
Projected Incident Activity
Fire has the potential to spread to the North in the heavier fuels in the step terrain that is inaccessible to firefighters.
Weather Concerns
Temperatures will not be as hot going into the middle of next week. However, the return of gusty southwest winds, low RH, and cured fuels will keep an elevated fire threat across the region.
Incident Contact
Fire Information
Phone: 702-595-2034
Fire Unit Information
BLM Southern Nevada District Office
Bureau of Land Management
4701 North Torrey Pines
Las Vegas, NV 89130
Dispatch Contact
Las Vegas Interagency Communication Center | Las Vegas, NV
Phone: 702-515-5300
Website: http://lvinteragency.org/
Incident Map

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