Terrain
Satellite
OSM
Sandy Valley
FIRE
1,380.0
acres
16 mi
WSW of Las Vegas, NV
99%
contained
Fire Status:
UNKNOWN
Last Updated:
4 months ago
Incident #:
2021-NVSND-500708
Fire Start:
Thursday, June 10, 2021 1:34 PM PDT
Primary Fire Agency

Bureau of Land Management — Southern Nevada District Office

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 5 months ago

Incident Photo for the Sandy Valley Fire

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. 


Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Target Shooting
Date of Origin:
Thursday, June 10, 2021 1:30 PM PDT
Location:
10 miles Southwest of Las Vegas
Incident Commander:
Fruend- BLM
Coordinates:
35.983, -115.598

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
3
Size (Acres):
1,380
Containment:
99%
Estimated Containment Date:
Sunday, June 20, 2021 12:00 AM PDT
Fuels Involved:
Grass, brush, and Pinyon Juniper
Significant Events:
Minimal, Smoldering

Planned Outlook

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 Synopsis

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

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
702-515-5300
http://lvinteragency.org/