Wildfire Incident Information
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Fire Status
Last Updated
35 mins, 2 secs ago
Fire Start
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 4:45 PM PDT
Incident #
Dispatch Notes
Contain: 07/23/22 1600 | Control: 07/29/22 1948
Primary Fire Agency

US Forest Service — Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest

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Current Weather

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Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 2 weeks ago

Incident Photo for the Wildcat Fire

Fire is located 40 miles northwest of Wells, NV. Wildcat Fire is burning in brush and grass. Fire behavior has moderated and observed behavior is minimal with creeping and smoldering. Crews are continuing with mop up and suppression repair.

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Date of Origin
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 6:45 PM PDT
40 miles NW of Wells, NV
Incident Commander
Jeremiah Braun
Incident Description
Fire is near the Jarbidge Wilderness. Some structures threatened including an old Forest Service Guard Station (Wildcat).
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Current Situation

Total Personnel
Size (Acres)
Estimated Containment
Sunday, July 24, 2022 6:00 PM PDT
Fuels Involved
Brush, Grass. The primary fuel driving the fire was large stands of sagebrush with some areas of grass and shrubs.
Significant Events
Fire behavior minimal with smoldering.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions
Monitor the fire for potential hot spots. Mop up hot spots as necessary to reduce the amount of Habitat burnt and risk of fire escape from perimeter. Complete any repair that still remains from suppression efforts.
Projected Incident Activity
Repair of fire suppression efforts completed with minor repairs being needed on the interior areas of the fire. Little to no potential for fire spread outside of containment lines. Interior pockets of heat may need mop up to reduce any more sage grouse habitat being burnt.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns
Hot and dry temperatures will continue across the fire area for the next several days. Potential thunderstorms and gusty erratic winds continues to be a threat for the rest of the week with little chance of precipitation.

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Colin Dunn/ Rich Martinez
Email: htnffireinfo@gmail.com
Phone: 775-453-0040
Hours: 0800-2000
Fire Unit Information
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1200 Franklin Way
Sparks, NV 89431

Dispatch Center Contact

Elko Interagency Dispatch Center (NVEIC)

Elko, NV