#LongDraw #ORFire Operational Objectives & Basic Information ^jp

Minimize acres burned:

  • Hold and patrol established containment lines around the perimeter of the incident and around large unburned islands interior to the fire perimeter
  • Be prepared for, and respond to, any request for assistance with initial attack from the local unit

Reduce the impacts of suppression actions through implementation of the suppression rehabilitation plan as fire activity allows.

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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 Matt White

Current Situation

Total Personnel 353
Size 557,648 acres
Percent Contained 100%
Estimated Containment Date Sunday July 15th, 2012 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved Short grass (one foot) and sagebrush.
Significant Events Crews made good progress on rehabilitation of dozer lines and fence repair needs. Divisions along the northern perimeter should be completed by the end of shift tonight. The incomming Type 3 incident management organization shadowed PNW Team 3 Monday.


Planned Actions The Type 3 Incident Management Team (Matt White, Incident Commander) assumed command at 6:00am, July 17, 2012.
Growth Potential Low
Terrain Difficulty Medium
Remarks Transfer of command to incident management Team 3, Matt White Incident Commander, occurred at 6:00 am on Tuesday July 17, 2012.

Current Weather

Wind Conditions 20gusts mph SW
Temperature 92 degrees
Humidity 12%
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