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Leviathan is strictly a solar site, no ac power lines near it. I've used that site before for repeaters and links. The FS building on the south end of the hill does not 'see' the fairgrounds so I set...
All the traffic is on NIFC repeaters. there is no internet tie-in to the repeater system. I bet they put a repeater on Leviathan Peak as it also will see into the fairgrounds in Gardenerville where...
Fire is now 16,553 acres and it is 5% contained.
Here is the latest MODIS map.1564
There are no evacuations at this time. The fire is under the leadership of Chris Wilcox, IC of Great Basin Team 4. There is not a California team on this fire as this is not a Cal fire, it is a Great...
8900 acres this morning per Sierra Front dispatch, western Great Basin. The team took over at 0600 this morning.
The HTF Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is the largest forest in the lower 48 and the second largest forest in the system. Most of it is located throughout Nevada, but there is a large area that is...
Current Great Basin resources on scene: AA 3ME, B3323, B3363, B3636, B417, B5121, BC3902, BC442, CH3901, Eagle Valley IA, HEL 8PT, HEL402, HEL405, Helitender1. OVDB3131, T-810
Great Basin Team 4, Wilcox, has been called up for this Great Basin fire. 6500 acres with rapid rate of spread and 0% containment.
This is in the correct section--the area is in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest and is dispatched out of the Sierra Front Dispatch Center in Minden NV. This area is part of the Great Basin.
Memorial Service will be in Buhl, ID Friday afternoon, June 19. http://www.idahostatesman.com/2015/06/18/3859001_memorial-service-set-friday-for.html?rh=1
He will be missed.
They are now reporting that it was an aerial tanker and the pilot did not survive. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-24649197
Good article by Rocky Barker in the Idaho Statesman looking at the situation in Idaho.
Here is why Eastern Great Basin has been at PL5 for the last week or so. A good rundown on all the current activity in the Great Basin.
On the Nickel Fire in Southern Nevada we had a Mojave Green rattler coiled up next to the repeater box using the shade. My COMT-T had never seen one before and it was a good learning activity to...
Now 7000 acres, Extremely active on the north and south flanks. Large runs with torching and crowning. Closure orders for surrounding area.
Location: 4 miles NW of Atlanta, ID
ROC: Spreading to the southeast toward town.
Structures: are threatened
SWCC type 2 team, Day, has been assigned to this fire per EGBCC
Location: 6 miles NNE of Gabbs, NV
ROC: Fire doubled in size overnight. Burning in P/J
Special Hazards: Poor radio coverage back to dispatch in that area...
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