LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, NV - MAY 12: A tall bleached 'bathtub ring' is visible on the rocky banks of Lake Mead's Rock Island near the Lake Mead Marina on May 12, 2015 in Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada. As severe drought grips parts of the Western United States, Lake Mead, which was once the largest reservoir in the nation, has seen its surface elevation drop below 1,080 feet above sea level, its lowest level since the construction of the Hoover Dam in the 1930s. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
More than 3600 acres has burned in a wildfire near Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Most of it on Bureau of Land Management public land. The fire is burning near Lake Mead’s Echo Bay and has been named the Bonelli Peak Fire. The fire is not threatening any buildings. Aircraft are using water from Lake Mead to help fight the fire, and two ground crews are on the scene.