Cooks Peak Fire
The Cooks Peak Fire is nearing full containment north of Ocate, around 46 miles north of Las Vegas. It is expected to be 100% contained by Friday evening.
The Type 3 Incident Management Team that has been managing the fire will transition to a local Type 4 organization.
Most resources will be demobilized but about 20 firefighters will continue to patrol, monitor and mop up the area.
Smoke from the Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak Fire will likely continue in the Cooks Peak Fire area.
As May 13, the fire remains at:
- Acreage — 59,359 acres
- Containment — 97%
- Total Personnel — 84
The fire is believed to be human-caused but it is still under investigation.