NV-SVFX-Upper Colony???


#1

I believe this was a vehicle into the wildland. Started late morning, 1500 acres. Multiple aircraft worked the fire including the VLAT, I believe. Power was out to some of the area. Evacuations in place.

Sierra Front Dispatch Page:
http://sierra-front.net/single-media-interest-fire/2018/UPPER-COLONY

News Report with Video:

Another Report:

That last report says the Sierra Front Type 3 has been ordered. Nothing on inciweb yet. Unified command between BLM CCD ad Central Lyon County Fire.

Lots of discussion and pictures in this facebook group:

Spot forecast:
https://www.weather.gov/spot/php/forecast.php?snumunum=1811611.0&lat=38.04598974698038&lon=-119.1916015220404&z=7

No inciweb page yet, does anyone have any more info?

Edit: Location per SFIDC wildweb: 38 49.008, -119 24.180


#2

Kolo8 has it at 1180 acres and 5% contained this morning. FMAG approved.


#3

This fire is on inciweb now:
https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5849/

1202 acres, 35% contained, 288 personnel assigned.