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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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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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BLM Plans Burn West of Quemado

Socorro, NM–The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Socorro Field Office plans to begin ignition on the Highway prescribed fire on March 31, 2014, with ignition operations continuing for 3-5 days. This burn includes about 2,400 acres in a 1960’s era mechanical chaining treatment 10 miles west of Quemado in Catron County, New Mexico.  Depending on […]

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