Wildfire Incident Information
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Fire Status
CONTAINED
Last Updated
5 hours, 53 mins ago
Fire Start
Saturday, July 9, 2022 4:00 AM PDT
Incident #
NWCG-2022-NWCG-8210
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Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 3 weeks ago

Incident Photo for the Becky Peak Fire

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.

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Wildfire
Cause
Human
Date of Origin
Saturday, July 9, 2022 11:00 AM PDT
Location
50 miles north of Ely, Nevada
Incident Commander
Palmer, Type 4 IC
Incident Description
Becky Peak Wilderness
Coordinates
39.93, -114.588

Current Situation

Total Personnel
25
Size (Acres)
5,989
Containment
100%
Estimated Containment
Monday, July 18, 2022 4:15 PM PDT
Fuels Involved
Timber (Grass and Understory)
Brush (2 feet)
Chaparral (6 feet
Significant Events
Minimal.

Planned Outlook

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 Synopsis

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.

Fire Incident Contact

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