BLM - Bureau of Land Management

08/25/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/25/2019 12:21

Gregerson Fire 80-percent contained

ELY, Nev. - The Gregerson Fire in the Delamar Mountains Wilderness, about 20 miles southeast of Alamo, in Lincoln County, Nev., is 80-percent contained. Full containment is anticipated Tuesday evening, Aug. 27.

The 3,320-acre fire is burning in steep and rugged terrain, consuming grass and brush. No private property or structures are threatened.

The Bureau of Land Management is fully suppressing the fire. Public and firefighter safety is the top priority. Assisting the BLM are the Forest Service, Lincoln County Fire Protection District and private contractors.

The fire was first reported shortly before 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 23. The cause is unknown.

Additional information is available online at https://go.usa.gov/xVTmj and https://www.nevadafireinfo.org/ or contact Chris Hanefeld, BLM Ely District fire information officer, at 775-289-1842 or [email protected].