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Gila National Forest–Fire Update 7/3/2014 11:30 a.m.

FACT SHEET Gila National Forest Fire Information     Contact: Gila NF Fire Information Al Koss pioinfoal@gmail.com   Phone: 575 388-8363 406  407-4593 (cell)       July 3, 2014—10:30   The Ranger Districts reported that they all received scattered rain showers and some thundershowers with lightning.   Precipitation amounts were variable over the Forest.  Two […]

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Gila National Forest — Fire Update 7/2/2014 3:15 p.m.

FACT SHEET Gila National Forest Fire Information     Contact: Gila NF Fire Information Al Koss pioinfoal@gmail.com   Phone: 575 388-8363 406  407-4593 (cell)       July 2, 2014—10:30   Crews continue mop up and suppression activities for the five fires detected on July 1.       Black Range District: Alex Fire                      […]

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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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