The Bravo 17 fire started on the Naval Air Station Fallon training range last week and moved onto USDI-Bureau of Land Management Land. Command of the east side of the fire is located at Cold Springs Station, Nevada. The Great Basin Team 3 accepted management of the fire on July 13. Fuels are mostly cheat and other grasses with occasional sagebrush, rabbitbrush, greasewood and pinion-juniper stands.
The fire is 38 percent contained.
Plan of action:
Monitor fire, continue burnout operations from Earthquake Fault Road to the west to Labou Flat and along Hwy. 50.
Projected Incident Activity
12 Hours: Fire will continue on the military side--backing, flanking to the west, south, and north.
24 Hours: Fire will continue on the military side--backing, flanking to the west, south, and north.
Suppression efforts by the IMT are limited to only BLM lands adjacent to NAS Fallon property. All air operations must be approved by NASF prior to mission implementation. NASF is managing the portion of the fire on DOD jurisdiction. Objectives for the fire are full suppression on all BLM lands adjacent to NASF.