Current Significant Fire Activity in the Sierra Front Area

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The Swauger Creek Fire has been turned back to the local district. Presently resources assigned to the fire include: 1 crew, 2 engines, and 2 overhead. The fire is 90% contained. For further information on this fire, please call the USFS Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Bridgeport Ranger Station at 760-932-7070.

See below for The Bernice Fire Update:

 

 

 

Fire Name:  Bernice Fire

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July 22, 2014 at 5:45 p.m.
Elizabeth Kenna
Public Information Officer

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The Clan Alpine Mountains are located in west-central Nevada, in the New Pass area.

July 22, 2014
1:40 p.m.
50 acres
timber/brush/grass
B.L.M.
BLM, NDF, USFS, BIA

Public Safety:
[Structures, Closures, etc.]

Not known at this time

Other Threats:
[Natural & Cultural Resources]

 

Resources Assigned:

5

Air Tankers

2

Helicopters

1

Water Tenders

 

Dozers

2

Hand Crews

3

Engines

5

Command Staff

100

# Personnel

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Remarks:

The rate of spread for this fire is high.

Winds are 5-10 mph and out of the southwest.