Terrain
Satellite
OSM
Peak
FIRE
2,098
acres
27.8 mi
E of Bakersfield, CA
98%
contained
Fire Status:
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
35 mins, 20 secs ago
Incident #:
2021-NWCG-7703
Fire Start:
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 4:39 AM PDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Fire Weather Forecast

Incident Overview Updated: 4 days ago

Incident Photo for the Peak Fire

July 28, 2021, California Interagency Incident Management Team 11 has transitioned the fire back to the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service under Unified Command with a local Type 3 Management Team. Unless significant activity occurs, this will be the final update for the Peak Fire.

Peak Fire has burned approximately 2,098 acres of grass and brush south of Lake Isabella between Walker Basin and the Kern River Valley, near the community of Havilah. This wildland fire is 95% contained. Very little fire behavior was observed yesterday. Small areas of interior islands continue to smolder. Crews and engines will continue to patrol the control lines and support suppression repair operations. 

For further information, please call the incident contact above. 

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Unknown
Date of Origin:
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 11:39 AM PDT
Location:
Walker Basin, Claraville
Incident Commander:
Unified Command
Coordinates:
35.406, -118.436

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
90
Size (Acres):
2,098
Containment:
98%
Estimated Containment Date:
Friday, July 30, 2021 12:00 AM PDT
Fuels Involved:
Timber - Grass & understory
Brush - 2 feet
Short Grass - 1 foot

Consuming pockets of ground fuels away from the fire perimeter.
Significant Events:
Very little fire behavior was observed on the fire yesterday. Small areas of interior islands continue to smolder.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
Crews and engines will continue to patrol the control lines and support suppression repair operations.
Projected Incident Activity:
For the next 24 hours, no fire spread is expected for the incident. Sunny, with a high of 97 degrees. Light and variable wind becoming west 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Remarks:
Fire is being managed under unified command with U.S. Forest Service and the BLM. The direct suppression tactics have been successful. The IMT will turn the fire back to local management on Wednesday, July 28 at 0700 hrs.

Acreage by ownership remains 753-USFS, 749-PRI, 523-BLM and 70-SRA total acreage 2098. Area received additional rainfall today as well as abundant lightning.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
No report

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Serena Baker
Email: sbaker@blm.gov
Phone: 916-941-3146
Fire Unit Information
Central California District
Bureau of Land Management
5152 Hillsdale Circle
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762