Walker
FIRE
54,612
acres
50.4 mi
WNW of Reno, NV
100%
containment
CONTAINED
Last Updated: 55 mins, 50 secs ago
Incident #: CALFIRE-3a48b649-8714-433d-9952-ff2bf9e8c90a
Fire Start: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 3:17 PM PDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 2 weeks ago

Suppression repair work continues. To date, fire crews and equipment have accomplished:

61% of the 75 miles of dozer line - More than 61% of the 72 miles of road repair - 100% of the 14 miles of handline

Out of concern for public safety, roads and trails within the fire area are closed.

Forest Closure: The Forest Closure Order for portions of the Mt. Hough and Beckwourth Ranger Districts on the Plumas National Forest is in effect (Order 05-11-00-19-13). Please see Inciweb (closures tab) for closure information and a map of the closure area surrounding the Walker Fire.

A new update will be provided as needed at significant junctures.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Under Investigation
Date of Origin:
Wednesday September 04th, 2019 approx. 12:45 PM
Location:
11 East of Taylorsville CA Genesee Valley
Incident Commander:
Mark Johnson
Incident Description:
Wildfire Located 11 Miles East Of Taylorsville, Ca
Coordinates:
40.053, -120.669

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
89
Size (Acres):
54,608
Containment:
100%
Fuels Involved:
Timber and brush

Weather Synopsis

Contact

Incident Contact
Fire Information
Phone: 530-283-0555
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Fire Unit Information
Plumas National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
159 Lawrence Street
Quincy, CA 95971