Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Tuesday, September 27, 2022 8:47:29 PM PDT

Wildfire Incident Report


Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
www.fireweatheravalanche.org
Incident #
2022-NWCG-8210
FWAC Incident ID
268489
Incident Name
Becky Peak Fire
Last Updated
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 4:04 PM PDT
(1 month ago)
Fire Reported
Saturday, July 9, 2022 4:00 AM PDT
(2 months ago)
State
Nevada
Incident Type
Wildfire
Location
38.7 miles NNE of McGill, NV
Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential
Fire Weather Forecast
Incident Overview

The 5,989-acre Becky Peak Fire in the Schell Creek Range, about 50 miles north of Ely, Nev., is 100-percent contained. Firefighters are wrapping up rehab and demobilizing resources for deployment elsewhere. Firefighters will continue to patrol the fire area for the next several days. The human-caused fire was first reported shortly before 11 a.m., Saturday, July 9.

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Human
Date of Origin
Saturday July 09th, 2022 approx. 11:00 AM
Location
50 miles north of Ely, Nevada
Incident Commander
Palmer, Type 4 IC
Incident Description
Becky Peak Wilderness
Coordinates
39.93, -114.588
Total Personnel
25
Size (Acres)
5,989
Containment
100%
Estimated Containment Date
Monday July 18th, 2022 approx. 04:15 PM
Fuels Involved
Timber (Grass and Understory)
Brush (2 feet)
Chaparral (6 feet
Significant Events
Minimal.
Planned Actions
Finish rehab and demob remaining resources. Patrol fire area over the next few burn periods.
Projected Incident Activity
Minimal due to containment objectives being met.
Remarks
Tonight is a final report and resources will be demobbed completely
tomorrow.
Weather Concerns
Scattered showers and storms this evening and again Tuesday afternoon/evening. Gusty erratic winds possible with any storms. Warmer and drier Wednesday and Thursday.
Incident Contact
Chris Hanefeld
Email: chanefel@blm.gov
Phone: 775-289-1842
Hours: M-F 9-5 SS 10-2p
Fire Unit Information
Ely District Office
Bureau of Land Management
HC 33 Box 33500 Ely NV 89301-9408 Nevada
Ely, NV 89301
Incident Map

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