#LongDraw #ORFire Basic Information Update ^jp

Basic Information

Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Lightning
Date of Origin Sunday July 08th, 2012 approx. 06:04 PM
Location North of McDermitt, Nevada
Incident Commander Jeff Pendleton

Current Situation

Total Personnel 505
Size 582,313 acres
Percent Contained 100%
Estimated Containment Date Monday July 16th, 2012 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved Short grass (one foot) and sagebrush.
Fire Behavior Fire behavior was moderated due to higher relative humidity and lighter winds.
Significant Events Crews patrolled Branch 1 along the northern perimeter of the fire. In Branch II, crews continued to reinforce containment lines and mop-up where needed. Rehabilitation needs are being identified and a rehabilitation plan should be in place by tomorrow’s operational period. Demobilization of excess resources began today.


Planned Actions Continue patrol and mop-up with extensive rehab of dozer lines beginning. Demobilization of excess resources will continue
Growth Potential Low
Terrain Difficulty Medium
Remarks The transition to a Type 3 Incident Management Team is expected to take place at 6:00 am on Tuesday, July 17. Initial attack responsibility will be returned to the local unit at 6:00 am Monday morning. Extensive demobilization will continue through Tuesday morning.

Current Weather

Wind Conditions 20gusts mph SW
Temperature 90 degrees
Humidity 22%


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