Firefighters continue to confine the Eight Mile Fire burning in the South Pahroc Wilderness 10 miles east of Alamo, Nev. The fire is 50-percent contained and poses no threat to human life or property.
The fire was first reported shortly after 11:30 a.m., Monday, July 1. It is burning in steep, rugged terrain and is consuming pinion-juniper, black brush, sagebrush, yucca plants and cheatgrass.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is being assisted by the Forest Service and National Park Service.
|Date of Origin||Monday July 01st, 2013 approx. 11:37 AM|
|Location||10 miles east of Alamo, Nevada|
|Incident Commander||Tye Mizer|
Pinion-juniper, sagebrush, blackbrush, yucca plants and cheatgrass
Backing, creeping and short runs in pinion-juniper.
Continue indirect burnouts and engage in direct perimeter control on north and northeast flanks while continuing to monitor the west flank
Confinement strategy will continue provided it meets management and resource objectives.
|Wind Conditions||10 mph SW|