Corta
FIRE
16,526
acres
16.7 mi
S of Spring Creek, NV
4 months
time burning
UNKNOWN
Last Updated: 3 months ago
Incident #: NWCG-6501
Fire Start: Sunday, August 4, 2019 10:30 AM PDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 4 months ago

The 16,000 acre lightning caused Corta Fire is located approximately 8 miles southeast of Jiggs, Nevada.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Sunday August 04th, 2019 approx. 05:30 PM
Location:
Approximately 8 miles southeast of Jiggs, Neveda
Incident Description:
Wildfire
Coordinates:
40.312, -115.619
Size (Acres):
16,526
Containment:
100%
Estimated Containment Date:
Friday August 16th, 2019 approx. 06:00 PM
Fuels Involved:
Brush (2 feet) Tall Grass (2.5 feet) Timber (Grass and Understory)

Contact

Incident Contact
Greg Demiel
Email: gdeimel@blm.gov
Phone: 775-388-7078
Fire Unit Information
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1200 Franklin Way
Sparks, NV 89431