Current as of 6/26/2018, 7:51:39 PM
Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Lightning Strike
Date of Origin Monday June 11th, 2018 approx. 12:00 PM
Location 7 miles southwest of Mammoth Lakes.
Incident Commander Stephen Fillmore, Type 3 IC
Incident Description The Fire Is Burning At Approximately 6000- 8000’ In Red Fir (compact) Needle Cast And Brush.
Coordinates 37.571 latitude, -119.118 longitude
Total Personnel 266
Size 2,959 Acres
Estimated Containment Date Saturday July 14th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Timber (Litter and understory)
Brush (2 feet)
Crews will continue to scout, construct, and burn out fire lines utilizing natural barriers to the extent possible. Utilize helicopter water drops to check fire in inaccessible terrain north and west of the San Joaquin River.
Projected Incident Activity
Continued spread to West and North especially in thermal belts with poor recoveries and in dry fuels. Downslope winds may push fire further south in the San Joaquin River.
1,883 acres on the Sierra National Forest; 1,076 acres on the Inyo National Forest.
Hot and dry conditions continue into mid-week. An incoming low pressure center will increase winds Wednesday, similar to what occurred on Monday. Afternoon temps in mid-80s, RH in mid-teens, and afternoon winds SW 10-15, gusts to 35.