Wildland Fire Management

Fire Restrictions & Incidents

The Nevada Division of Forestry enacts fire restrictions on state lands, which includes the types of fire-related activities that are permitted given current conditions, as well as restriction exemptions and penalties for disobeying posted restrictions. Please see the state fire restrictions posted below and note the other wildfire related resources.


State Fire Restrictions

Rescinded Fire Restrictions for State Lands (PDF)
Effective November 23, 2021

Fire Restrictions for State Parks & Recreation Areas - Partial Restrictions (PDF)
Effective June 30, 2021

Southern Nevada Fire Restrictions on All State Lands (PDF)
Effective May 24. 2021

Tahoe Basin Fire Restrictions (PDF)
Effective May 24, 2021


Dispatch Centers in Nevada

Sierra Front Interagency Dispatch Center
Elko Interagency Dispatch Center
Ely Dispatch Center
Las Vegas Dispatch Center
Central Nevada Dispatch Center (Winnemucca)


Great Basin Region Fire Resources

InciWeb (The Incident Information System)
National Interagency Fire Center
Nevada Fire Information
Great Basin Coordinating Center

Highlighted Projects

Northern Region
Ruby Lake Estates Project
In partnership with the United States Forest Service, Conservation Crews from Wells and Carlin began work on the Ruby Lake Estates project in October of 2020. Located on the Southeast side of the Ruby Mountains...
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Southern Region
Pinyon-Juniper Encroachment Project
This project improved sagebrush habitat and riparian health on approximately 300 acres by reducing the impact of encroaching conifers on sagebrush ecosystems...
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NV Energy-SB 508 Initiative
This initiative will fund wildfire fuel reduction, wildfire suppression resources, and restoration/rehabilitation treatments across Nevada within or adjacent to NV Energy Service Areas...
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