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Lincoln National Forest – Prescribed Fire Activities Planned in Ruidoso/Capitan Areas – SEPTEMBER

Lincoln National Forest – Smokey Bear Ranger District – Ruidoso and Capitan Areas 9/16/14 – Prescribed Fire Update – “Despite having good consumption on the test piles (Monday) morning, the crews shut down ignition operations after the updated spot weather forecast called for a decrease in ventilation.  This decision was made in order to keep from impacting […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Tiny Prescribed Fire Project – IGNITIONS ARE COMPLETE – 7/21/14 – 5:00 pm

  PRESCRIBED FIRE UPDATE – 7/21/14 – 5:00 pm – Firefighters completed ignitions on all 8 acres of the Tiny Prescribed Fire project.  ********* PRESCRIBED FIRE UPDATE – 7/21/14 – 10:00 am – Firefighters will be igniting piles today. Smoke will be visible during lighting operations. ********* Tiny Prescribed Fire project, located northeast of Ruidoso […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Tye Prescribed Fire COMPLETE – all 826 acres have been treated! – 7/20/14 – 2:00 pm

  PRESCRIBED FIRE UPDATE – 7/20/14 – 2:00 pm – Ignitions are completed on the Tye prescribed fire project, located 5 miles north of Capitan. Firefighters treated the remaining 226 acres today.  They have completed all ignition operations on the 826-acre Tye Prescribed Fire project.  Again, thank you to the public and surrounding communities for your support this past […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Prescribed Fire Update 07/14/14 – 7:30 pm

Prescribed Fire Update – 07/14/14 – 7:30 pm – ALL PRESCRIBED FIRE OPERATIONS ARE COMPLETE on these three projects:  Cox Canyon, Spud Forks and Ridge Piles (as of today, July 14).  Since Wednesday, July 9, firefighters have been able to treat  a total of 2,011 acres (of piles) with prescribed fire.  Today  (7/14/14) was the final day of […]

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Bureau of Land Management Prescribed Burn Planned for McKinley and Sandoval Counties

Albuquerque, NM‒Beginning April 14, 2014, through November 30, 2014, the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Rio Puerco Field Office will conduct a prescribed burn that includes about 3,000 acres of ponderosa pine, piñon, and juniper. The Mesa Chivato Prescribed Fire is within the Ignacio Chaves and Chamisa Wilderness Study Areas. The area known as Mesa […]

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