Holloway Fire Update August 18, 2012
Nevada Zone: The Nevada portion of the Holloway fire is now contained. Firefighters are, in the words of an operations chief, "fully engaged in rehab." Firefighters are repairing fences cut for... more
In Nevada, firefighters are alert for new fires. They're patrolling for hot spots, and repairing disturbances such as cut fences and bulldozer and hand-built fire lines.
The closure for public lands on the Burns BLM District was lifted on August 14. www.inciweb.org/incident/article/3113/15876/
As work continues, fire fighters are on the alert for predicted thunderstorm activity this afternoon and tomorrow. Strong gusty winds and possible lightning could complicate containment efforts.
|Date of Origin||Sunday August 05th, 2012 approx. 06:32 PM|
|Location||25 mi. east of Denio, Nev.|
|Incident Commander||Ourada / Pendleton|
|Estimated Containment Date||Tuesday August 21st, 2012 approx. 06:00 PM|
Two-foot high brush, sagebrush up to six feet high.
Residual low intensity combustion. A few interior pockets had minimal activity and smoke.
Nevada: Rehabilitation efforts are progressing well in Oregon: Holding and securing firelines.
Nevada: hold existing fire line, mop-up, and rehab constructed fire lines. Oregon: continue mop-up on north and east side and continue rehabilitation of fire suppression impacts.
The Nevada side is managed by the Great Basin Interagency Incident Management Team. The Oregon side of the fire is managed by Pacific Northwest Team 3. There was little fire activity today. The fire is on three BLM Districts (Burns, Vale, and Winnemucca. The fire has burned 215,542 acres in Nevada and 245,505 acres in Oregon. There 22 engines, 19 bulldozers, 6 water tenders, and 2 helicopters at this fire.
|Wind Conditions||20-32gusts mph NW|