11 Aug 2008, 11:38am
Nevada
by admin

Rock Creek Fire

Location: 20 miles N of Battle Mountain, Lander, Elko Cos., NV

Specific Location: Lat 40° 59´ 38″ Lon 116° 39´ 20″

Date of Origin: 08/10/2008
Cause: under investigation

Situation as of 08/10/08 6:00 PM
Total Personnel: 25
Size: 2,300 acres
Containment: 20%

Initial attack at 1500. Significant progress made on majority of line. Problem area will be southern perimeter of fire on Black Mtn. Wind gusts and fine fuel loading caused fire to spread rapidly. Continue to utilize BAM tanker base to reload SEATS if needed.

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