A current report states that the Carpenter 1 Fire has grown to 14,108 acres. Currently the fire is said to be 5% contained which is the first time any containment has been announced for the fire.
Total personnel involved have risen to 628.
- 5 Type 1 helicopters
- 4 heavy air tankers
- 1 VLAT (Very Large Air Tanker. Drops 11,700 gallons per load)
- 6 water tenders
- 25 engines (25 engines on order)
The incident command center will be transferred from Pahrump to Centennial Hills High School in Las Vegas. On Sunday Rich Harvey’s Type 1 Team will assume command of fire operations.
A community meeting will be held in Las Vegas on Sunday to update residents on fire operations and evacuations. The time and location, when announced, will be posted on here.