UPDATE: On Tuesday, Humboldt-Toiybe National Forest gave an update on the status of the Wildcat Fire that started on July 13. The fire size is now at 21,429 acres and it is 85% contained.
On Tuesday, the fire received less wind than on previous days and there was little to no visible smoke on the fire. The fire also showed no additional growth.
No structures have been damaged and no injuries have been reported at this time.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– On Wednesday, the Wildcat Fire started approximately 40 miles north of Wells, Nev., and has continued to burn.
A Type 3 Incident Management Team has taken over the fire and it has currently burned 14,500 acres and is 10% contained. The fire burning in brush and grass.
The fire has experienced hot, dry, and windy conditions since it started. Crews. engines, equipment, and aircraft have been working diligently to suppress the fire. Those working on the fire have been facing extreme fire behavior and rough conditions.