Recreational drones near wildfires are not safe #IfYouFlyWeCant #NoDronesInFireZones

There have been multiple aircraft incursions, including drones, planes, and helicopters, on the wildfires burning in Northern New Mexico over the past several weeks. The most recent incidents took place on May 14th and 15th, 2022, on the Cerro Pelado Fire in the Jemez Mountains. We can’t stress enough how dangerous drones and other private […]

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NM Fire Information Resources

A list of official fire information resources for large wildfire incidents in New Mexico NM Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management: Fire Resource Hotline 1-800-432-2080 for fire consequence resources or sheltering needs. NM Roads – Official Road Status for the State of NM (road closures, etc.) Map of Wildfires in NM (zoom into specific […]

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BLM Las Cruces District lifts fire restrictions 7/1/22 

Effective July 1, 2022, at 8 a.m., the Bureau of Land Management will terminate all fire restrictions enacted by Fire Prevention Order #NMLC00000-22-01 on BLM administered public lands within Doña Ana, Otero, Luna, Sierra, Grant and Hidalgo counties. Following recent precipitation that has reduced fire danger in New Mexico, the BLM joins other federal agencies in […]

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BLM Farmington District lifts fire restrictions

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will terminate fire restrictions enacted by Fire Prevention Order #NMF00000-22-01 on BLM-administered public lands within Colfax, Harding, McKinley, Mora, Quay, Rio Arriba, San Juan, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe, Taos and Union counties at 8 a.m. on July 1.  The BLM joins other federal agencies in lifting fire restrictions […]

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Reminder: Do Not Plan to Visit Pecos Canyon over the Fourth of July

Pecos/Las Vegas District Still Under Closure Order Due to Post-Fire Risks SANTA FE, NM – June 30, 2022 – If you were thinking about celebrating Independence Day by camping or hiking in the Pecos Canyon corridor on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF), please think again. The popular area […]

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park Lifts Some Fire Restrictions Due to Recent Rain

News Release Date: June 30, 2022 Contact: Michael Larson, Public Information Officer, 575-236-1356 During the past two weeks, Carlsbad Caverns National Park received 2.26 inches of rain, reducing the fire danger. As a result, effective July 1, the park will lift the following fire restrictions:  Reopen Carlsbad Caverns Wilderness Area and all backcountry areas to day use. This […]

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Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires June 30, 2022, Daily Update

Acres: 341,735| Containment: 93% | Total personnel: 1,187| Start Date: Hermits Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 | Cause: Hermits Peak: Spot fires from prescribed burn; Calf Canyon: Holdover fire from prescribed pile burn | Location: Located near Gallinas Canyon | Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, brush, and grass Highlights: Fire […]

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Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round: Skip the Fireworks to Support Firefighters

Fireworks are a popular Fourth of July tradition. Over the years, many of us have personally experienced close calls and disasters related to firework-ignited fires – a stray ember on a rooftop, burnt grass, smoldering casings and other potential ignition sources. With an early start to the 2022 wildfire season, your NM wildfire cooperators and […]

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Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires June 29, 2022, Daily Update

Acres: 341,735| Containment: 93% | Total personnel: 1,237| Start Date: Hermits Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 | Cause: Hermits Peak: Spot fires from prescribed burn; Calf Canyon: Holdover fire from prescribed pile burn | Location: Located near Gallinas Canyon | Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, brush, and grass Highlights: Fire […]

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Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires June 28, 2022, Daily Update

Acres: 341,735| Containment: 93% | Total personnel: 1,215| Start Date: Hermits Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 | Cause: Hermits Peak: Spot fires from prescribed burn; Calf Canyon: Holdover fire from prescribed pile burn | Location: Located near Gallinas Canyon | Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, brush, and grass Highlights: Fire […]

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Una organización local tipo 3 asumirá el mando del incendio Black

Actualización diaria del 27 de junio de 2022 EQUIPO DE GESTIÓN DE INCIDENTES DEL ÁREA DEL SUROESTE EQUÍPO 4 – AARON HULBURD  – COMANDANTE DEL INCIDENTE Una organización local tipo 3 asumirá el mando del incendio Black Actualización diaria del 27 de junio de 2022 Acres: 325,136 acres Contención: 70% Personal total: 180 Causa: de […]

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Local Type 3 organization to assume command of the Black Fire

June 27, 2022 Daily Update SOUTHWEST AREA INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM TEAM 4 – AARON HULBURD – INCIDENT COMMANDER Acres: 325,136 acres Containment: 70% Total Personnel: 180 Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Start Date: Friday, May 13, 2022 Location: 31 miles northwest of Truth or Consequences, NM Fuels: Timber and tall grass Highlights: At 6:00 PM on […]

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Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires June 27, 2022, Daily Update

Acres: 341,735| Containment: 92% | Total personnel: 1,356| Start Date: Hermits Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 | Cause: Hermits Peak: Spot fires from prescribed burn; Calf Canyon: Holdover fire from prescribed pile burn | Location: Located near Gallinas Canyon | Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, brush, and grass Highlights: Containment […]

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Avanzan los equipos del incendio Black en la reparación de la extinción

Actualización diaria del 26 de junio de 2022 EQUIPO DE GESTIÓN DE INCIDENTES DEL ÁREA DEL SUROESTE EQUÍPO 4 – AARON HULBURD  – COMANDANTE DEL INCIDENTE Acres: 325,133 acres Contención: 70% Personal total: 319 Causa: de orígen humano, a ser determinada Fecha de inicio: Viernes 13 de mayo de 2022 Ubicación: 31 millas al noroeste […]

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Black Fire crews make strides on suppression repair

June 26, 2022 Daily Update SOUTHWEST AREA INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM TEAM 4 – AARON HULBURD – INCIDENT COMMANDER Acres: 325,133 acres Containment: 70% Total Personnel: 319 Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Start Date: Friday, May 13, 2022 Location: 31 miles northwest of Truth or Consequences, NM Fuels: Timber and tall grass Highlights: As part of the […]

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Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires June 26, 2022, Daily Update

Acres: 341,735| Containment: 85% | Total personnel: 1,281| Start Date: Hermits Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 | Cause: Hermits Peak: Spot fires from prescribed burn; Calf Canyon: Holdover fire from prescribed pile burn | Location: Located near Gallinas Canyon | Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, brush, and grass Highlights: Containment […]

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EL EQUIPO BAER DEL SERVICIO FORESTAL COMIENZA LA FASE 3 DE LA EVALUACIÓN DESPUÉS DE LOS INCENDIOS DE HERMITS PEAK Y CALF CANYON

Información BAER: (707) 853-4243 El equipo de Respuesta de Emergencia en Áreas Quemadas (BAER, en inglés) del Bosque Nacional de Santa Fe (SFNF, en inglés) comenzó la Fase 3 de la evaluación de los terrenos del Sistema Nacional de Bosques (NFS, en inglés) que fueron afectados por los incendios de Hermits Peak y Calf Canyon, […]

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Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District Remains Closed Due to Fire Activity, Post-Fire Impacts

Predicted Precipitation Raises Risk of Flash Flooding in Canyons SANTA FE, NM – June 25, 2022 – The Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) is still closed to the public due to fire activities related to the Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires and potential post-fire impacts, including flash flooding […]

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FOREST SERVICE BAER TEAM BEGINS PHASE 3 POST-FIRE ASSESSMENT OF HERMITS PEAK-CALF CANYON FIRES

BAER Information: (707) 853-4243 Santa Fe, NM – June 25, 2022 – The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) team has begun its Phase 3 assessment of National Forest System (NFS) lands impacted by the Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon Fires on the east side of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains Initial preliminary […]

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Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires June 25, 2022, Daily Update

Acres: 341,735| Containment: 78% | Total personnel: 1,423| Start Date: Hermits Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 | Cause: Hermits Peak: Spot fires from prescribed burn; Calf Canyon: Holdover fire from prescribed pile burn | Location: Located near Gallinas Canyon | Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, brush, and grass Highlights: The […]

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Los equipos del incendio Black responden a incendios provocados por rayos

Actualización diaria del 25 de junio de 2022 EQUIPO DE GESTIÓN DE INCIDENTES DEL ÁREA DEL SUROESTE EQUÍPO 4 – AARON HULBURD  – COMANDANTE DEL INCIDENTE Acres: 325,133 acres Contención: 70% Total Personnel: 491 Causa: de orígen human, a ser determinada Fecha de inicio: Viernes 13 de mayo de 2022 Ubicación: 31 millas al noroeste […]

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