BLM - Bureau of Land Management

10/11/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/11/2018 18:49

BLM Winnemucca District Lifting Fire Restrictions Effective October 12

WINNEMUCCA, NV - Winnemucca, Nev. - Seasonal Fire Restrictions for the Bureau of Land Management, Winnemucca District, which were declared on August 1, 2018, will be lifted effective at 12:01 am on Friday October 12, 2018.

Federal and state land managers strongly urge all visitors to public lands to carry a shovel, one-to-five gallons of water, and a fire extinguisher when building a campfire.

'We're asking that people remain cautious with campfires and when driving in Nevada's backcountry,' says Brad Milam, Fire Mitigation Specialist for the Winnemucca District.

All areas, roads and trails on the BLM-Winnemucca District will see fire restrictions lifted.

To report a fire, call Central Nevada Interagency Dispatch Center at 775-623-3444, or dial 911. For more information please contact the BLM-Winnemucca District Office at 775-623-1500.