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Thursday, August 2, 2018

Grassy Ridge Fire 8/2/18 AM


GRASSY RIDGE FIRE
Fact Sheet Update
August 2, 2018 – 8 A.M.


Inciweb address Information:  https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6047/
Current Fire Information:  970-316-0000       E-Mail address:  gbimt3rohrer@gmail.com
Start Date:  July 26, 2018        Cause:  Lightning        Fuels:  Grass, sage brush & scattered Pinion Juniper stands
Acres: 99,502    Percent Contained:  97%   Total number of personnel: 168


The focus again for fire resources today will be to continue suppression repair, patrol the fires edge and mop up interior islands of unburned fuel. Based on yesterday’s progress we anticipate completion by mid-day Friday.
Great Basin Team #3 will transition with a local Type 4 incident commander tomorrow at 6 a.m. Resources on the fire tomorrow will include a Task force comprised of an Incident Commander, Heavy Equipment Boss, and one dozer along with five engines. 
To date there have been no reported injuries or accidents on the fire.  
Today’s weather will bring increased winds with a chance of thunderstorms. Drier conditions will return Friday with stronger winds with similar conditions on Saturday. 
This will be the final update from the Great Basin Incident Management Team #3 for the Grassy Ridge fire.
 

Resources:  Crews 3, Engines 13, Dozers 6, Water Tenders 8, Helicopters 3 and Total Personnel 168.


Please check the Grassy Ridge Fire on Inciweb for updated information, the latest maps and photos.