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

Western Nevada Fire Restrictions (Rescinded)
Effective September 8, 2023

Southern Nevada Fire Restrictions (Rescinded)
Effective August 25, 2023

Northern Region Fire Restrictions
Effective July 24, 2023

Western Region Fire Restrictions
Effective July 29, 2023


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

Western Region
Spooner Landscape Resilience Project
The Spooner Landscape Resilience Project is a 300-acre environmental improvement initiative, spearheaded by the Nevada Tahoe Resource Team and the Nevada Division of Forestry.
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Western Region
Lot X Fuels Reduction and Forest Restoration Project
The Lot X Fuels Reduction and Forest Reforestation Project was funded through a US Forest Service Hazardous Fuels Grant, to improve forest and riparian health in Lot X...
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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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