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Santa Fe National Forest–Pino Fire Appears To Have Met Resource Objectives

The lightning caused Pino Fire, on Santa Fe National Forest’s Jemez Ranger District, is located five miles south of State Highway 4 and six miles east of Jemez Springs.  This fire has been highly visible for the past few days as it has been managed to improve forest health.  Through a combination of hand and […]

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Santa Fe National Forest – Managed Fire Proceeds According to Plan

September 3, 2014 – The lightning caused fire, on Santa Fe National Forest’s Jemez Ranger District, is located five miles south of State Highway 4 and six miles east of Jemez Springs. Fire managers were very pleased with the activity on the Pino Fire yesterday. Firefighters used hand and aerial ignitions to direct the wildfire […]

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Santa Fe National Forest -Pino Fire Community Meeting Tonight

September 2, 2014 – Conditions are very favorable today for fire managers to ignite areas around the Pino Fire to achieve desired resource objectives. The Pino Fire was started by lightning within the planned Paliza prescribed fire area. Hand and aerial ignitions will be used today to direct the Pino Fire to existing fire lines […]

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Santa Fe National Forest – Pino Fire Update

AERIAL AND HAND IGNITIONS TO BEGIN TUESDAY September 1, 2014 – The lightning caused Pino Fire, on Santa Fe National Forest’s Jemez Ranger District, is now estimated at 152 acres. The fire is located five miles south of State Highway 4 and six miles east of Jemez Springs. This fire is being managed for resource […]

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Santa Fe National Forest – Additional Resources Arriving for Pino Fire

August 31, 2014 – Today and tomorrow more firefighters and equipment will be arriving in Jemez Springs to strengthen the Type 3 Incident Management organization on the Pino Wildfire. The lightning caused fire, on Santa Fe National Forest’s Jemez Ranger District, is now estimated at 141 acres. The fire is located five miles south of […]

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Santa Fe National Forest – Management Activity Increases on Pino Fire

August 30, 2014 – Firefighting operations on the Pino Fire are gradually intensifying to take advantage of predicted favorable weather. It is expected that conditions on Tuesday, September 2 will be optimal for aerial and hand ignitions to direct fire to holding and control features. Management of the wildfire is under the direction of a […]

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No Significant Rain Yesterday – Santa Fe National Forest

August 28, 2014 – The lightning caused Pino Fire, on Santa Fe National Forest’s Jemez Ranger District, is now estimated at 124 acres. The wildfire is being managed for resource benefit. The fire is located five miles south of State Highway 4 and six miles east of Jemez Springs. The fire received no significant rain […]

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Hold and Improve – Santa Fe National Forest

August 27, 2014 – The lightning caused Pino Fire, on Santa Fe National Forest’s Jemez Ranger District, is now estimated at 120 acres. The fire is located five miles south of State Highway 4 and six miles east of Jemez Springs. The heavy rain that was expected yesterday produced a little over one tenth of […]

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Heavy Rains Possible Today – Santa Fe National Forest

August 26, 2014– The lightning caused Pino Fire, on Santa Fe National Forest’s Jemez Ranger District, is now estimated at 117 acres. The fire is located 5 miles south of State Highway 4 and 6 miles east of Jemez Springs The fire is being managed for resource benefit. Fire crews allow the fire to burn […]

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Variable Weather Challenges Fire Crews – Santa Fe National Forest

August 25, 2014 – The lightning caused Pino Fire, on Santa Fe National Forest’s Jemez Ranger District, is now estimated at 105 acres. Showers and thunderstorms are forecast to increase today. Possible heavy rain is forecast tomorrow. The revised weather forecast now calls for a warming trend to begin later in the week as early […]

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Pino Fire Now At 95 Acres – Santa Fe National Forest

August 24, 2014 – The lightning caused Pino Fire, on Santa Fe National Forest’s Jemez Ranger District, is now estimated at 95 acres. Temperatures are forecast to increase and humidities to drop over the fire area today followed by an increase in showers and thunderstorms tomorrow. The forecast for the remainder of the week calls […]

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Wet Weather Slows Fire Growth – Santa Fe National Forest

August 23, 2014, Santa Fe, NM – The lightning caused Pino Fire, on Santa Fe National Forest’s Jemez Ranger District, is now estimated at 91 acres. The fire, which is being managed for resource benefit, was slowed yesterday due to wetting rains in the area most of the day. Some active fire behavior was observed […]

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WETTING RAINS FORECAST FOR TODAY – Santa Fe National Forest

August 22, 2014, – The Pino Fire which began as a lightning caused fire on the Jemez Ranger District is now estimated at 90 acres. The fire which is being managed for resource benefit was allowed to grow naturally yesterday assisted by fire crews. Fire crews continued to monitor behavior and adjust tactics as needed. […]

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Positive Progress Made on Pino Fire – Santa Fe National Forest

August 21, 2014, – The Pino Fire which began as a lightning caused fire on the Jemez Ranger District is now at 83 acres. Firing operations were conducted on the southeast and east flanks of the fire yesterday. The consumption of fuels was thorough and favorable. Some smoke lingered over the area due to diminished […]

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Santa Fe National Forest Pino Fire now at 62 Acres

August 20, 2014 – The Pino Fire which began as a lightning caused fire on the Jemez Ranger District is continuing to grow and as of this morning is at 62 acres. The fire, being managed for resource benefit, is allowed to burn naturally and aided selectively with hand ignitions to manage the rate and […]

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Pino Fire Managed for Resource Benefit

August 19, 2014 – The lightning caused Pino Fire on the Santa Fe National Forest’s Jemez Ranger District located south of Forest Road 270BC, 6 miles east of Jemez Springs continues to be managed for resource benefit. Firefighting personnel yesterday reported very little precipitation which resulted in more fire activity increasing the size to 30 […]

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Pino Fire on the Santa Fe National Forest’s Jemez Ranger District

The lightning caused Pino Fire, on Santa Fe National Forest’s Jemez Ranger District, was first sighted on August 13 when it was approximately ½ acre in size. Because the fire was smoldering, no imminent growth was anticipated, a flash flood warning had been issued for the area, and access to the site was limited, no […]

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Diego Fire Final Update

Wednesday July 9, 2014 Fire Information: (575) 638-0081 After today, please contact the Coyote Ranger District at (575) 638-5526 for Fire Information Acres: 3,626 Report Date: June 25, 2014 Cause: Lightning Location: 8 Miles South of Coyote, N.M. Containment: 100% Fuels: Mixed Conifer with heavy dead & Total personnel: 50 down component and bug kill […]

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NO NEW GROWTH ON DIEGO FIRE PERIMETER

3,626 acres, lightning caused, 95% contained, 136 personnel, 8 miles south of Coyote NM July 8, 2014, today’s actions: Fire behavior will be mainly creeping and smoldering today. Smoke continues to be visible as the heavy fuels in the interior of the fire are slowly being consumed. The amount of smoke and heat will diminish […]

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Mop-up Operations Continue Around Diego Fire Perimeter

Monday, July 7 – 3,626 acres, 95% containment 222 personnel, 8 miles south of Coyote NM. Today’s Actions: The Northern New Mexico Type 3 Incident Management Team assumed management of the Diego Fire yesterday evening. A community meeting was held at the Coyote Elementary School with 35 local residents in attendance. Plans for the Burned […]

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