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Lincoln National Forest – Prescribed Fire Update 5/18/15 3:30 pm. Ignitions have been completed!

Prescribed Fire Update:  5/18/15  3:30 pm.  Firefighters have completed ignitions.  All 62 acres of slash piles were treated with prescribed fire.  The area will be patrolled for the next several days.    Prescribed Fire Update:  5/18/15   9:45 am.  Ignitions are underway.  Smoke will be visible this morning and possibly into mid-afternoon. Smokey Bear Ranger District Perk Prescribed […]

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Wildfire Community Preparedness Day is Saturday, May 2 and America’s PrepareAthon is Thursday, April 30

Wildfires can occur anywhere with the potential to destroy homes, businesses, infrastructure, natural resources, and agriculture. Participating in Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, an America’s PrepareAthon! partner event, will help you prepare before wildfires happen.   How to Participate Take Action: Conduct a drill, exercise or other preparedness activity that will help your family or community […]

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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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