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Pinto Fire Update - June 28
Posting Date: 06/28/2012

The Pinto Fire is now estimated at 2,800 acres and is 90percent contained. Full containment is expected today, June 28.

The fire is located about 20 miles east of Eureka, Nev., and five miles north of U.S. Highway 50. It is burning in priority sage grouse habitat.

The fire was first reported at about 12:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 26. It was ignited by arcing power lines caused by high winds. The fire interrupted electric service to Newark Valley. Service was restored Wednesday morning through a temporary substation. Crews are working to reconstruct the primary power line.

Six residents that were evacuated as a precaution Tuesday from a ranching property near the fire area safely returned to their homes Wednesday. The structures were

undamaged.

Firefighters are implementing a full-suppression strategy to combat the fire, using all available resources to protect life and property, and resources. Firefighters today made good progress on the fire perimeter and began working on the interior islands. Fire behavior today exhibited some interior running and torching, but little growth is expected. A red flag warning will be in effect today for high winds and low humidity.

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Battle Mountain and Ely districts are being assisted by the Cold Creek and Eureka Volunteer fire departments, White Pine Fire Protection District, White Pine County Sheriff's Department and Nevada Division of Forestry.

For more information, go to http://bit.ly/MSljgd or contact Chris Hanefeld, BLM Ely District fire information officer, at (775) 289-1842 or chanefel@blm.gov

 

 
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