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Lincoln National Forest Prescribed Fire Update – December 18, 2014

During the planning stages of any prescribed fire, fire managers work with other forest specialists to develop and write burn plans. This planning process includes consideration of the following:  temperature, humidity, wind, moisture of the vegetation, and ventilation which will affect the dispersal of smoke. Prescribed fire specialists compare conditions on the ground to those outlined […]

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Lincoln National Forest – New Fire Start – Hanson Fire – 12/11/14

Name:  Hanson Fire Date/Time Detected:  12/11/14 @ 4:22 pm Lat/Long:  32 deg, 58 min, 58.08 sec x 105 deg, 30 min, 42.85 sec Township, Range Section: T15S, R15E, Sec 30 Location:  Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District, Sixteen Springs area (about 5 miles NW of Mayhill) Cause:  Lightning Status:  Two USFS engines and Fire Prevention […]

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Sandia Ranger District Prepares for Prescribed Fire in David Canyon

TIJERAS, NM, October 26, 2014 – Fire Management Officers on the Sandia Ranger District have finalized plans for prescribed burning in David Canyon. Weather permitting ignition will start on Tuesday the October 28, 2014. The area proposed for prescribed burning has been mechanically thinned and opened to the public for fuel wood during the last […]

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