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Lincoln National Forest – Bensen Fire – FINAL UPDATE 4/15/14 – 6:30 PM

Map of Bensen Fire – 96 Acres BENSEN FIRE  FINAL Fire Update -  4/15/14,  6:30 PM This will be the FINAL UPDATE for the Bensen Fire.  No further updates will be posted UNLESS there is a significant change to report. Start Date and Time:  4/10/14, 2:09 PM Location:  3 miles west of Sunspot Observatory; 9 miles south of High Rolls; […]

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Georgetown Fire Information – 4/13/14- 8:45 pm update

Situation: Grant County and USFS Fire Crews have stopped the spread of the Georgetown Fire and are mopping up the fire area. They will remain on the fire through the evening, patrolling the perimeter and dealing with hot spots. No structures are threatened. Final acreage is 6.12 acres.  The fire is 50% contained. Unless there is […]

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Elkhorn Fire Information Available on Inciweb

The Elkhorn Fire was detected on the Reserve Ranger District of the Gila National Forest Thursday April 10. Please visit for fire information  

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Lincoln National Forest – Prescribed Fire Activities HALTED on Guadalupe Ranger District’s Soldier Prescribed Fire Project – FINAL UPDATE – 4/10/14, 8:30 pm

FINAL UPDATE – 4/10/14 – 8:30 pm – This will be the FINAL UPDATE for the Soldier Prescribed Fire Project. Of 3,670 acres that were identified for treatment with prescribed fire, firefighters treated a total of 1,300 acres over the past three days.  Ignition operations were halted today and firefighting resources were released from the project. Approximately […]

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Whitewater Fire Information – 10:15 am update 4/10/14

Situation: Fire personnel worked last night to secure the fire perimeter and mop up the burn area. There was no growth in fire perimeter overnight. A few hot spots remain this morning. Two engine crews will continue to strengthen the fire perimeter, mop up, and patrol for hot spots throughout today. It has been determined that […]

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The Corral prescribed burn on the Mt. Taylor RD is cancelled.

April 3, 2014. The Cibola National Forest’s Mt. Taylor Ranger District has cancelled the Corral prescribed burn. The area received snow last night and conditions are too wet to successfully complete the burn.

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Lincoln National Forest – Prescribed Fire Activities on Ski Apache near Ruidoso, NM – UPDATE: 4/2/14 7:30 am

 UPDATE – 04/02/14  7:30 am – firefighters continue to monitor weather conditions closely before they resume burning operations on the Ski Apache piles.  Updated information will be posted on this website when pile burning activities begin again. UPDATE – 03/31/14  11:30 am – no ignitions are planned for today (due to winds that exceed the […]

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Mt. Taylor Ranger District planning a prescribed burn in the Zuni Mountains

Grants, New Mexico. April 1, 2014. The Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands’ Mt. Taylor Ranger District is planning a prescribed burn to clean up residual vegetation from logging operations in the Zuni Mountains. The 1,000 acre Corral prescribed burn is expected to take place on April 3 or April 4. The burn is located […]

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Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week March 30 – April 5, 2014

The federal, state, and tribal partners of the Southwest Prevention and Information Committee invite you to join us in promoting Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week, March 30 – April 5, 2014. This year’s theme is “Where We Live, How We Live, Living with Wildfire.”  The focus of the week is to increase awareness and to promote actions that reduce […]

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SAVE the DATE! April 2-3, 2014 Wildland Urban Interface Summit in Taos, New Mexico

Registration for the 2014 Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Summit is Now Open!  This is a collborative effort of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, New Mexico State Forestry, New Mexico State Land Office and New Mexico Association of Counties. The Summit will be held April 2-3 in Taos, New Mexico. The registration […]

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