Taboose
FIRE
10,296
acres
22.7 mi
S of Bishop, CA
3 months
time burning
UNKNOWN
Last Updated: 3 weeks ago
Incident #: NWCG-6570
Fire Start: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 11:30 AM PDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Incident Overview Updated: 3 weeks ago

Taboose Fire Update

The Taboose Fire has been inactive in recent days. 

The fire remains 10,296 acres and at 85% containment. The western flank is in steep and inaccessible terrain in the John Muir Wilderness. Here the fire will be confined by either rain or snow or its spread will be stopped by rock barriers.

Visitors and residents may see smoke, especially along the Hwy. 395 corridor. Please do not report the smoke. Currently, the south, east, and north flanks are secure and there is no threat to life or property.

Basic Information

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning/natural
Date of Origin:
Wednesday September 04th, 2019 approx. 06:30 PM
Location:
Southwest of Big Pine and northwest of Aberdeen
Coordinates:
37.034, -118.345
Size (Acres):
10,296
Containment:
85%
Estimated Containment Date:
Wednesday October 16th, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved:
brush, short grass and timber

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Winds and low relative humidity this week.

Contact

Incident Contact
Taboose Fire Information
Phone: 760-873-2427
Fire Unit Information
Inyo National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
351 Pacu Lane
Bishop, CA 93514