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Update: Carptenter 1 Fire Grows to 14,108 Acres – 5% Contained

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.

Assets include:

  • 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.

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