This will be the final update issued on the Bull Run Complex unless significant changes occur.
Summary: The Bull Run Complex of fires was started Thursday, August 9 by lightning and includes the Mustang, Browns Gulch, Homer, McCall, and Lime Fires. Containment has been reached on all fires; however smoke from interior burning on the Brown's Gulch and Mustang fires can periodically be seen. Command of the incident was transferred to a Type-3 team on Aug. 19.
Final acreage: Browns Gulch - 13,406
Homer - 10,325
Lime - 7,650
McCall - 21
Mustang - 19,964
Situation: There was no growth on all 5 fires yesterday. Crews on all fires will continue with patrol, mop-up, and dozer line rehab as needed. Significant demobilization of resources continues through the week.
|Date of Origin||Thursday August 09th, 2012 approx. 06:07 PM|
|Location||Complex of fires in the area of Mountain City, Nevada; 10 miles SW of Mountain Ci|
|Incident Commander||Dave Leitch|
|Estimated Containment Date||Saturday August 18th, 2012 approx. 12:00 AM|
Brush, cheat grass, rye grass, juniper, pinyon, buckbrush mountain mahogany, aspen, subalpine fir.
On the Mustang Fire, behavior consisted of short runs, creeping, smoldering, torching, spotting. All other fires mainly creeping and smoldering.
Washington Interagency Incident Management Team #5 (Type 2) is managing the complex. A Type 3 team will assume command at 0600 8/19/12.
Five fires in the complex: Homer, Browns Gulch, Lime, McCall, and Mustang.
|Wind Conditions||20 mph NW|