Inman Fire (Gila National Forest)

The Black Range Ranger District is managing the lightning-caused Inman Fire for resource objectives. Estimated 10 acres. http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/gila/news-events/?cid=STELPRD3843820

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Commissary Fire Update – Santa Fe National Forest

June 30, 2015 – Crews on the lightning-caused Commissary Fire on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District, will continue chipping and piling operations around the perimeter of the fire today. On the western border, chipping along Forest Road 66 will connect with Forest Road 83. Another chipping crew is working its way north on the eastern […]

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Cibola NF&NG – Wildfire Update – 6/30/2015 – Red Canyon Fire Reaches 15,401 Acres

Magdalena, NM; June 30, 2015 – The Red Canyon fire on the Magdalena Ranger District reached 15,401 acres yesterday due to hand ignition on the fire line.  The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout and 27 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM. Hand ignitions continued yesterday off of […]

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Commissary Fire Update – Santa Fe National Forest

June 29, 2015 – The lightning-caused Commissary Fire on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District is located 13 miles to the east of Pecos, NM, and two miles south of Barillas Peak. Fire started June 5, 2015 and is currently at 1,531 acres burning in ponderosa pine, aspen, mixed conifer, grass and brush vegetation. Fire remains […]

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Cibola NF&NG – Wild Fire Update – 6/29/2015 – Red Canyon Fire at 14,997 Acres

Magdalena, NM; June 29, 2015 – The Red Canyon Fire on the Magdalena Ranger District increased in acreage to 14,997 acres yesterday due to hand ignition on the fire line.  The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout and 27 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM. Hand ignitions continued […]

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Commissary Fire Update (Santa Fe National Forest)

June 28, 2015; 8:30 A.M. Start Date: June 5, 2015                                                                                Percent Contained: 0% Size: 1,531 acres                                                                                              Growth Potential: Low Vegetation: Ponderosa pine, aspen, mixed conifer, grass and brush Summary: The lightning-caused Commissary Fire on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District is located 13 miles to the east of Pecos, NM and two miles south of […]

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Red Canyon Fire remains at 14,418 Acres (6/28/2015)

The 14,418 acre Red Canyon Fire on the Magdalena Ranger District had minimal fire spread yesterday.  The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout and 27 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM. Aerial ignitions continued yesterday to clean up interior pockets of unburned fuel on the southeast side […]

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Commissary Fire Update (Santa Fe National Forest)

June 27, 2015; 10:00 A.M. Start Date: June 5, 2015                                                                                Percent Contained: 0% Size: 1,531 acres                                                                                              Growth Potential: Low Vegetation: Ponderosa pine, aspen, mixed conifer, grass and brush Summary: The lightning-caused Commissary Fire on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District is located 13 miles to the east of Pecos, NM and two miles south of […]

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Activity Remains Low on Pinon & Moore Fires (Gila National Forest)

Managers reported low activity again Friday on the Pinon and Moore fires on the Gila National Forest. The management organizations will be downsized, some crews released and the fires will be monitored. http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/gila/news-events/?cid=STELPRD3843303

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Cibola NF&NG Red Canyon Fire Remains at 14,418 Acres (6/27/2015)

Magdalena, NM – The 14,418 acre Red Canyon Fire on the Magdalena Ranger District had minimal fire spread yesterday.  The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout and 27 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM. Aerial and hand ignitions occurred two miles south of the Grassy Lookout.  Unburned pockets […]

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Moore Fire Update (Gila National Forest)

It was a very quiet day on the Moore Fire Thursday. Clouds, higher humidity and occasional rain have slowed fire activity. It is reported as 4,000 acres. http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/gila/news-events/?cid=STELPRD3843180

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Lincoln NF – New Start – 6/26/15 – Pit Fire has been controlled

Firefighting resources responded to a lightning-caused wildfire around 12:15.  They discovered a single tree that had been struck by lightning. Firefighters quickly contained and controlled the fire at less than one-tenth of an acre. Incident Name: Pit Fire Date/Time Detected: June 26, 2015; 11:38 AM Jurisdiction:  Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District Location:  T15S, R12E, Sec 36, east of Cloudcroft, single tree burning in […]

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Cibola NF&NG – Wildfire Update – 6/26/2015 – Red Canyon Fire Remains at 14,418 Acres

Magdalena, NM; – The 14,418 acre Red Canyon Fire on the Magdalena Ranger District had minimal fire spread yesterday.  The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout. Hand ignitions occurred along FR 96 to finish firing operations from previous days.  There was little to no growth on the […]

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Commissary Fire Update

June 26, 2015; 9:00 A.M. Start Date: June 5, 2015                                                                                Percent Contained: 0% Size: 1,400 acres                                                                                              Growth Potential: Low Vegetation: Ponderosa pine, aspen, mixed conifer, grass and brush Summary: Fire crews on the lightning-caused Commissary Fire on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District successfully completed firing operations with hand ignitions on 700 acres yesterday as […]

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Lincoln NF – Prescribed Fire Update – 6/26/15 – Sawmill Piles

6/26 – 4:00 pm Prescribed Fire Update – Firefighters treated 60 acres today on the Sawmill project.  All operations went well. 6/26 – 11:00 am Prescribed Fire Update – Ignitions are underway on the Sawmill project. 6/25 – 5:00 pm Prescribed Fire Update:  Firefighters treated an additional 20 acres today on the Sawmill project.   6/25 […]

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Pinon Fire Update (Gila National Forest)

The Pinon Fire, 13 miles east of Reserve, NM has grown to 3,300 acres. Low activity was reported today. http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/gila/news-events/?cid=STELPRD3842857

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Commissary Fire Update (Santa Fe National Forest)

June 25, 2015; 11:00 A.M. Start Date: June 5, 2015                                                                Percent Contained: 0% Size: 700 acres                                                                                  Growth Potential: Moderate Vegetation: Ponderosa pine, aspen, mixed conifer, grass and brush Summary: Fire crews on the lightning-caused Commissary Fire on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District successfully completed firing operations with hand ignitions on 200 acres yesterday as part […]

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Cibola NF – Wildfire Update – 6/25/15 – Red Canyon Fire at 14,418 Acres

Magdalena, NM; —  The Red Canyon Fire on the Magdalena Ranger District is now at 14,418 acres with approximately 85 personnel on the incident.   The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout. Aerial ignitions (dropping incendiary device from a helicopter) continued yesterday west and southwest of Grassy Lookout.  […]

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Moore Fire Update (Gila National Forest)

There was minimal activity on the 4,000-acre Moore Fire in the Gila Wilderness Wednesday. Observed fire behavior was smoldering and creeping along the ground through the grass and brush due to increased humidity and scattered rain showers over the area. http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/gila/news-events/?cid=STELPRD3842857

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Wildfire Update (Gila National Forest)

More cloud cover, less growth on Pinon and Moore fires. The 3,200-acre Pinon Fire is located 13 miles east of Reserve, NM on the Reserve Ranger District with 40 personnel on scene. The 4,000-acre Moore Fire is located in the Gila Wilderness on the Wilderness Ranger District with 85 personnel on the incident. http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/gila/news-events/?cid=STELPRD3842644

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