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R-4, Northern California District, BLM. Twenty-three miles east of Madeline, CA. Tall grass. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering and creeping. Structures and sage-grouse habitat threatened.
September 5, 2017 at 9:59 AM
The fire has burned in priority habitat for greater sage-grouse. It is affecting BLM-permitted livestock grazing allotments. The fire is also affecting wildlife habitat. Part of the fire is within the BLM Poodle Mountain Wilderness Study Area.
September 4, 2017 at 9:18 AM
The fire is burning in Antelope hunting ground. Two hunters were observed in the fire perimeter scouting for Antelope today. Indian Spring Lek has already been impacted. Numerous cultural resources are threatened, including petroglyphs. The fire is burning in Priority Sage Grouse habitat, and will continue to burn more Priority and General Habitat. The fire is burning in the Poodle WSA. Additional permitted range land will likely be effected. Buffalo Meadows Ranch is currently being notified about potential revacuated. Mule deer migration season. Hunters for Antelope season.
September 1, 2017 at 9:53 AM
This lightning-caused wildfire is burning on Nevada public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management Eagle Lake Field Office, Susanville. It is burning rangeland grass and shrubs and is now estimated at 19,000 acres.
This fire grew quickly with thunderstorm-associated wind expanding the fire in multiple directions. The fire is burning near several ranches, threatening six residential structures and 12 other structures.
Planned Actions : Continue dozer line construction where accessible. Use air tankers and helicopters to help crews contain fire. Hot temperatures and low relative humidity will contribute to active fire behavior. Thunderstorms are expected to build east of the fire, and associated winds could contribute to fire growth.
The fire has burned in priority habitat for greater sage-grouse. It is affecting BLM-permitted livestock grazing allotments.