Suppression efforts have begun on the #EllsworthFire as multiple Federal Fire Engines from the US Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management - Nevada are on scene and additional modules are enroute. Nevada Division of Forestry have 2 Fire Crews responding as well. Elko Helitack is on scene and Bridgeport Helitack has lifted off out of Minden, NV so that Helo should be arriving soon. Additionally, Single Engine Air Tankers 828 and 871 are dropping retardant and attempting to slow it down. Fire is at 236 acres currently.
A Nevada Task Firce has been ordered by the Incident Commander.
More to come… #HTFireStrong #wildlandfirefighting #GabbsNV #AirAttack