Multiple Fire Starts:
Wildfire behavior is largely contingent upon weather and fuel conditions. A wet winter and spring has led to tall, dry grass in Nevada that will quickly carry a fire. As this fire gains containment, don’t forget how easily another can start.
SFIDC Intel Dispatcher
8/18/2017 @7:00 p.m. [Last update until 8/19/2017]
Started: 8/18/2017 at 11:04
A new start in Six-Mile Canyon has been confirmmed. It is currently 150 acres burning in brush, grass and pinion-juniper on steep slopes. The fire is in unified Command between Storey County and the BLM. Ground units are constructing hand line and re-enforcing perimiter control. No structures currently threatened. Firefighting Resources: 18 engines, 4 hand crews, 2 Helicopters, 1 Dozer, 4 Water Tenders, 4 Air Tankers, 5 Commanders, Approximately 150 personnel.