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Cibola NF&NG – Wild Fire Update – 7/06/2015 – Red Canyon Fire now at 17,843 Acres

Magdalena, NM; July 6, 2015 –  The Red Canyon fire on the Magdalena Ranger District increased in acreage yesterday to 17,843 acres.  The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout and 27 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM. Yesterday afternoon the Red Canyon Fire received additional moisture over […]

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Cibola NF&NG – Wildfire Update 7/05/15 – Red Canyon Fire Remains at 17,349 Acres

Magdalena, NM; July 5, 2015 – The Red Canyon fire on the Magdalena Ranger District remains at 17,349 acres.  The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout and 27 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM. Yesterday afternoon the Red Canyon Fire received additional moisture over a large portion of […]

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Cibola NF&NG – Wildfire Update – 7/04/2015 – Red Canyon Fire Grew to 17,349 Acres

Magdalena, NM; July 4, 2015 –  The Red Canyon fire on the Magdalena Ranger District grew in size to 17,349 acres.  The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout and 27 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM. Yesterday afternoon the Red Canyon Fire received light precipitation over the […]

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Cibola NF&NG – Wildfire Update – 7/03/2015 – Red Canyon Fire Remains at 16,723 Acres

Magdalena, NM; July 3, 2015 –  The Red Canyon fire on the Magdalena Ranger District remains at16,723 acres.   The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout and 27 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM. Yesterday afternoon the Red Canyon Fire received a minimal amount of precipitation on the fire […]

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Cibola NF&NG – Wildfire Update – 7/02/2015 – Red Canyon Fire at 16,723 Acres

Magdalena, NM; July 2, 2015 – The Red Canyon fire on the Magdalena Ranger District grew in size to 16,723 acres.   The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout and 27 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM. Firing operations continued on both side of Hudson canyon yesterday.  Firefighters are […]

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Cibola NF&NG – Wildfire Update – 7/01/2015 – Red Canyon Fire Remains at 15,401Acres

Magdalena, NM; July 1, 2015 – The Red Canyon fire on the Magdalena Ranger District remains at 15,401acres.  The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout and 27 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM. Firing operations continued on both side of Hudson canyon yesterday.  The regional fire ecologist stated […]

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Cibola NF&NG – Wildfire Update – 6/30/2015 – Red Canyon Fire Reaches 15,401 Acres

Magdalena, NM; June 30, 2015 – The Red Canyon fire on the Magdalena Ranger District reached 15,401 acres yesterday due to hand ignition on the fire line.  The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout and 27 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM. Hand ignitions continued yesterday off of […]

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Cibola NF&NG – Wild Fire Update – 6/29/2015 – Red Canyon Fire at 14,997 Acres

Magdalena, NM; June 29, 2015 – The Red Canyon Fire on the Magdalena Ranger District increased in acreage to 14,997 acres yesterday due to hand ignition on the fire line.  The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout and 27 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM. Hand ignitions continued […]

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Red Canyon Fire remains at 14,418 Acres (6/28/2015)

The 14,418 acre Red Canyon Fire on the Magdalena Ranger District had minimal fire spread yesterday.  The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout and 27 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM. Aerial ignitions continued yesterday to clean up interior pockets of unburned fuel on the southeast side […]

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Cibola NF&NG Red Canyon Fire Remains at 14,418 Acres (6/27/2015)

Magdalena, NM – The 14,418 acre Red Canyon Fire on the Magdalena Ranger District had minimal fire spread yesterday.  The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout and 27 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM. Aerial and hand ignitions occurred two miles south of the Grassy Lookout.  Unburned pockets […]

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Lincoln NF – New Start – 6/26/15 – Pit Fire has been controlled

Firefighting resources responded to a lightning-caused wildfire around 12:15.  They discovered a single tree that had been struck by lightning. Firefighters quickly contained and controlled the fire at less than one-tenth of an acre. Incident Name: Pit Fire Date/Time Detected: June 26, 2015; 11:38 AM Jurisdiction:  Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District Location:  T15S, R12E, Sec 36, east of Cloudcroft, single tree burning in […]

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Cibola NF&NG – Wildfire Update – 6/26/2015 – Red Canyon Fire Remains at 14,418 Acres

Magdalena, NM; – The 14,418 acre Red Canyon Fire on the Magdalena Ranger District had minimal fire spread yesterday.  The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout. Hand ignitions occurred along FR 96 to finish firing operations from previous days.  There was little to no growth on the […]

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Cibola NF – Wildfire Update – 6/25/15 – Red Canyon Fire at 14,418 Acres

Magdalena, NM; —  The Red Canyon Fire on the Magdalena Ranger District is now at 14,418 acres with approximately 85 personnel on the incident.   The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout. Aerial ignitions (dropping incendiary device from a helicopter) continued yesterday west and southwest of Grassy Lookout.  […]

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Cibola NF – Wildfire Update – 6/24/15 – Red Canyon Fire at 11,372 Acres

Magdalena, NM – The Red Canyon Fire on the Magdalena Ranger District is now at 11,372 acres with approximately 85 personnel on the incident.   The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout. Aerial ignitions (dropping incendiary device from a helicopter) continued yesterday on the Red Canyon Fire […]

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Lincoln NF – New Start – 6/23/15 – 10:00 pm — Wildfire is currently in mop up stage

Firefighting resources responded to a human-caused wildfire around 9:00 pm. Incident Name: Tank Fire Date/Time Detected: June 23, 2015; 8:43 PM Jurisdiction:  Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Location:  T11S, R14E, Sec 5, about 4 miles north of Ruidoso Downs, NM in the vicinity of Turkey Tank, off of Forest Road 120a. Coordinates:   Lat  33 deg, 23 min, 0.5 […]

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Cibola NF – Wildfire Update – 6/23/15 – Red Canyon Fire Reaches 7,289 Acres

Magdalena, NM – The Red Canyon Fire on the Magdalena Ranger District has grown in size to 7,289 acres with approximately 85 personnel on the incident.   The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout. Aerial ignitions (dropping incendiary device from a helicopter) continued yesterday on the Red […]

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Cibola NF – Wildfire Update – 6/22/15 – Red Canyon Fire Reaches 3,425 Acres

Magdalena, NM – The Red Canyon Fire on the Magdalena Ranger District has grown in size to 3,425 acres with approximately 85 personnel on the incident.   The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 2 miles southeast of Grassy Lookout. Aerial ignitions (dropping incendiary device from a helicopter) was used again yesterday on […]

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LNF Prescribed Fire Update – 06/18/15 – 4:00 pm

6/18/15 – 4:00 pm UPDATE: District Fire Personnel completed 10 acres today in Sawmill Canyon, north of Mescalero Lake and west of Carrizo Canyon, Ruidoso, NM. With favorable burning conditions in place, fire officials on the Sacramento and Smokey Bear Districts are conducting prescribed fire operations on the following projects. Sacramento Ranger District: Target date for ignitions:  June […]

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Guadalupe Fire Information

Visit http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4268/ or follow @Inciweb for Guadalupe Fire information, maps, and photos. Updates will also be available on @CoronadoNF_Fire and https://www.facebook.com/CoronadoNF.

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250 Acre Guadalupe Fire Burning in Hidalgo County, NM

GUADALUPE FIRE UPDATE June 2, 2015; 4:30 p.m. Location: Douglas Ranger District of the Coronado National Forest Hidalgo County, New Mexico Approximately 30 miles east of Douglas, AZ Approximately 45 miles south/southwest of Lordsburg, NM Start Date: June 2, 2015, reported at approximately 10:00 a.m. Size: approximately 250 acres Percent Contained: 0 Cause: under investigation […]

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