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Lincoln National Forest – Prescribed Fire Update – Ignitions planned for THIS WEEK on West Mt. Pile Burn, 6 miles north of Capitan

Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District:   Ignitions planned for THIS WEEK on the West Mt. Pile Burn – 6 miles north of Capitan, NM. 4/27/15 – 7:30 am UPDATE – Due to current weather conditions, ignitions have been postponed for TODAY.  Firefighters will assess conditions Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for possible ignition operations.    West Mt. Pile Burn […]

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Lincoln National Forest’s Fire Danger Increases to “Moderate” – April 14, 2015

ALAMOGORDO, RUIDOSO, CLOUDCROFT, CARLSBAD, NM – The Lincoln National Forest has not implemented any fire restrictions to date, however a combination of low moisture, persistent drought, winds and warm weather in southern New Mexico has prompted fire officials to elevate the fire danger rating to MODERATE. This rating reflects conditions on all three districts, including Smokey […]

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Lincoln National Forest Prescribed Fire Update – 3/21/15

Fire officials on the Lincoln National Forest’s Sacramento and Smokey Bear Ranger Districts plan to take advantage of favorable weather and burning conditions during the month of April. Sacramento Ranger District personnel will focus on the 210-acre Akers Prescribed Fire project, located about 2 miles south of the junction of NM Highways 130 and 24; […]

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