Shafter
FIRE
6,618
acres
22.1 mi
W of West Wendover, NV
100%
containment
CONTAINED
Last Updated: 2 weeks ago
Incident #: NV-EKD-010202
Fire Start: Sunday, August 4, 2019 6:47 PM PDT
Resources: DV 52 E-1440 ECC #2
Dispatch Notes: 6,618 acres; mks1, pdmks1, 4200111

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 2 weeks ago

The Shafter Fire is now contained. Resources will be demobed.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Unknown
Date of Origin:
Sunday August 04th, 2019 approx. 08:45 PM
Location:
Approximately 25 miles west of Wendover, NV
Incident Commander:
Coleman
Incident Description:
Wildfire
Coordinates:
40.731, -114.561

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
95
Size (Acres):
6,618
Containment:
100%
Fuels Involved:
Brush (2 feet) Short Grass (1 foot) Timber (Grass and Understory)
Significant Events:
Minimal
Smoldering

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
none
Projected Incident Activity:
No likely spread

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Predicted thunderstorms will bring gusty and erratic winds over the
fire area along with a chance of precipitation. Wetting rain
occurred over the fire area this afternoon.

Contact

Elko Interagency Dispatch Center
Website: https://gacc.nifc.gov/gbcc/dispatch/nveic/ | Elko, NV
Phone: 775-748-4000