White Pine Fire Update: Aug. 12

Public is asked to drive with caution due to fire vehicles and personnel working in the area. Cause: Lightning Start Date: July 5, 2013 Size: 1,292 Containment: 0% Location: Approximately 40 miles southwest of Ely, in the Currant … [Read more...]

Forest Service Manages White Pine Fire

Ely, Nev. – Area residents and motorists may occasionally see smoke from the lightning-ignited White Pine Fire that is burning in the Currant Mountain Wilderness, about 40 miles southwest of Ely. The 725-acre fire poses no threat to human life or … [Read more...]

Forest Service Reopens Currant Creek, White River Roads and White River Campground to the Public

The lightning-ignited White Pine Fire, in the Currant Mountain Wilderness approximately 40 miles southwest of Ely, remains at 720 acres. The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Ely Ranger District has reopened the Currant Creek and White River Roads, … [Read more...]

Forest Service Manages White Pine Fire, Orders Additional Resources

Area residents and motorists may occasionally see smoke from the lightning-ignited White Pine Fire that is burning in the Currant Mountain Wilderness, about 40 miles southwest of Ely.  The 385-acre fire poses no threat to human life or property, but … [Read more...]