Saturday, October 15, 2016

Battle Mountain Fire

Update 7:30 p.m. 
Battle Mountain fire is now 100% contained!
Due to more accurate mapping, the fire is reduced to 20.7 acres. 
Tomorrow Local and State crews will continue mop up efforts. 

Update 2:08 p.m. 
Fire is now 90% contained. 

  • Started on Friday, October 15 at 7:50 PM
  • Local, State, and Federal resources responded
  • 22.45 acres
  • No structures threatened, no evacuations
  • 60 % of the fire perimeter is surrounded by dozer and handline
  • Fire investigator is on scene
  • Today crews will continue working on 100% containment and mop up
Photo taken by Brady Rothschadl

Photo by Justin Evans