Fire at a glance (numbers)

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Hollywood, Winnemucca District, BLM. Three miles northwest of Nixon, NV. Short grass. Active fire behavior with flanking and uphill runs.

June 22, 2017 at 8:18 AM

The Hollywood Fire was caused by lightning and burned 8,895 acres in BLM’s Winnemucca District before being fully contained on 6/21/17. No structures were threatened by this fire.

June 21, 2017 at 10:02 AM

The Hollywood Fire started at approximately 7:25 p.m., on Monday, June 19. The fire is burning approximately five miles southeast of Nixon, NV. Fire investigators have confirmed the fire is lightning caused.

The fire is burning in stands of grass and sagebrush. Air and ground units are actively engaged in fire suppression activities. Crews continue to build line around the perimeter of the fire for increased containment.

Firefighter safety is the number one priority and fire behavior changes will be monitored as warming temperatures and lower humidity are expected. The weather today is expected to be mostly sunny, with a high in upper 90’s with winds 5 to 10 mph and peak gusts of 18 mph, with a low around 62.