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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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Smoke in the air – What does it mean to ME?

SWFSC smoke workshop registration NOW open! November 6-8, 2014 Albuquerque, NM The Southwest Fire Science Consortium together with the Association for Fire Ecology, is hosting a smoke workshop to bring private citizens, fire managers and science together. Click here for more information, which includes a DRAFT program, a link to registrationand hotel reservations at the […]

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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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Lightning Storm Keeps Firefighters Active

SILVER CITY, NM, June 18, 2014, 2:00 p.m. Several thunderstorms passed through southwest New Mexico yesterday afternoon, peppering the Gila area with 1,700 to 2,000 lightning strikes and leaving only traces of rain.  Dispatchers and fire personnel are busy with numerous fire reports, most of which involve only a single burning snag and less than […]

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