Pine Strawberry Fire
Pine Strawberry Fire:
The Strawberry Fire was a wildfire, that burned in the northern Great Basin National Park in White Pine County, Nevada in August 2016. The wildfire was caused by a lightning strike, and was reported a few days later on August 8. The Strawberry Fire was contained eleven days later. It burned 4,714 acres (1,908 ha) of land, of which sixty percent is part of Great Basin National Park. An additional 38% of the land is located in the Ely District of the Bureau of Land Management. It was the first major wildfire in the national park since 2013. One fireman died while helping to put out the wildfire. The fire also damaged a campground and the habitat of the Bonneville cutthroat trout.
Radio Contact Info:
Address: Pine-Strawberry Fire District 6198 W. Hardscrabble Mesa Rd. Pine, AZ 85544