Lions Fire SNF View from Minaret Vista 7 6 18View from Minaret Vista on 7-5-2018 
Credit: Sierra National Forest - Inciweb 

July 9, 2018 - The Lions fire has had no growth over the weekend and is now 90% contained. Crews continue suppression repair and monitoring for rollout and spot fires. A helicopter is available to use for water drops in inaccessible terrain.

Source: Inciweb


Basic Information

Current as of

7/9/2018, 11:07:58 AM

Incident Type

Wildfire

Cause

Lightning Strike

Date of Origin

Monday June 11th, 2018 approx. 12:00 PM

Location

7 miles southwest of Mammoth Lakes

Incident Commander

Vincent Plummer, Type 4 IC

Incident Description

The Fire Is Burning At Approximately 6000-8000' In Red Fir, Brush And Heavy Blowdown From A 2011 Wind Event.

Coordinates

37.571 latitude, -119.118 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel

46

Size

4,064 Acres

Percent of Perimeter Contained

90%

Estimated Containment Date

Saturday July 14th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM

Fuels Involved

Timber (Litter and understory)

Brush (2 feet)

Significant Events

Minimal creeping smoldering

Outlook

Planned Actions

Continue suppression repair and monitor for rollout and spot fires. Utilize helicopter water drops to check fire in inaccessible terrain north and west of San Joaquin River.

Projected Incident Activity

Interior islands continue to burnout.

Remarks

2,439 acres on the Sierra National Forest; 1,625 acres on the Inyo National Forest.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Warming with drying trend, with gusty W-SW winds are expected this week

Source: Inciweb


Related information: 
Sierra National Forest Lions Fire Update for Thursday, July 5, 2018
Sierra National Forest Lions Fire Update for Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Sierra National Forest Lions Fire Update for Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Sierra National Forest Lions Fire Update for Monday, July 2, 2018
Sierra National Forest Lions Fire Update for Sunday, July 1, 2018
Sierra National Forest Lions Fire Update for Saturday, June 30, 2018
Sierra National Forest Lions Fire Update for Friday, June 29, 2018
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