Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Friday, September 17, 2021 11:29:24 PM PDT

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2021-CAMNP-009642
FWAC Incident ID
190173
Incident Name
Mojave Fire
Last Updated
Sunday, July 18, 2021 10:07 AM PDT
(2 months ago)
Fire Reported
Thursday, June 17, 2021 4:51 PM PDT
(3 months ago)
State
California
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
55.2 miles SW of Las Vegas, NV
Responsible Agency
National Park Service
Responsible Fire Unit
Mojave National Preserve
Notes
N245
Current Weather
Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

On Thursday June 17, thunderstorms with dry lightning moved through the Mojave National Preserve igniting the Mojave Fire which quickly spread in the Sawtooth Mountain area just south of Halloran Summit. The 2,490-fire continues to threaten Joshua trees, desert tortoises, and desert bighorn sheep, although crews are making good progress toward containment. 

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Lightning
Date of Origin
Thursday June 17th, 2021 approx. 03:51 PM
Location
Mojave National Preserve, Sawtooth Mountain
Incident Commander
M. Hoon, BLM
Coordinates
35.343, -115.783
Total Personnel
69
Size (Acres)
2,490
Containment
95%
Estimated Containment Date
Friday June 25th, 2021 approx. 06:00 PM
Fuels Involved
Short grass and shrubs
Significant Events
Minimal
Planned Actions
Cold trailing and monitoring the fire
Projected Incident Activity
Minimal growth potential
Weather Concerns
A warming trend will send temperatures to near normal on Friday and above normal over the weekend, followed by another push of moisture which could bring more showers and thunderstorms next week.
Incident Contact
Lisa Wilson
Email: lisa_m_wilson@nps.gov
Phone: 7602526110
Fire Unit Information
Mojave National Preserve
National Park Service
2701 Barstow Road
Barstow, CA 92311
Dispatch Contact
Federal Interagency Communication Center | San Bernardino, CA
Phone: 909-383-5652
Website: https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/sbnf/landmanagement/resourcemanagement/?cid=stelprdb5165957
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