The Cattle Guard fire transitioned to a Type 3 Incident Management Team on July 18. Highway 225 was closed by Nevada Department of Transportation for the majority of the afternoon between Mountain City and Owhyee as crews utilized Highway 225/Owyhee River as containment line on east flank.
|Date of Origin||Tuesday July 16th, 2013 approx. 03:30 PM|
|Location||3 miles south of Owyhee, Nev.|
|Incident Commander||Derrick Rader|
Heavy grass and brush. Pockets of hardwood.
Interior torching and creeping.
Significant progress made on mop-up and rehabilitation. Demobilization of resources to support neighboring fires.
Continue mop up and rehabilitation, and demobilization of resources to support neighboring fires.
|Wind Conditions||5-9 mph SW|