Lincoln National Forest – Guadalupe Ranger District – 5/1/16 – 3:45 PM FINAL UPDATE ON GOAT Rx

5/1/2016 – 3:45 PM PRESCRIBED FIRE UPDATE: Low level cloud cover over the Goat Rx has assisted firefighters in mop-up efforts. There are very few smokes visible at this time. Firefighters will continue to mop-up, monitor conditions, and patrol the area for the next few days. This will be the FINAL UPDATE unless there is a significant […]

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Be Smart. Take Part. Prepare For Wildfire. ‪

Protect yourself before a wildfire by having sources for information, preparing your home or workplace, developing an emergency communications plan, and knowing what to do when a wildfire is approaching your home or community. Taking action today can save lives and property. Learn more at https://community.fema.gov/hazard/wildfire/be-smart.

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Lincoln National Forest – FIRE UPDATE – 4/27/16 11:55 AM – Inspiration Fire is 100% Contained!

Inspiration Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Date/Time Detected: 4/25/16  8:34 pm Location: Approximately 1 mile southeast of Ruidoso Downs, NM Lat/Long: 33 deg, 19 min, 17.8 sec X 105 105, 34 min, 50.53 min Legal Description: T11S, R14E, Sec 28 Firefighting Resources:  The US Forest Service hotshot crew will transfer command back […]

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Lincoln National Forest – FIRE UPDATE 4/26/16 – 11:00 am Pendleton Fire 100% Contained at 1 acre!

“Pendleton Fire” Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District Date/Time Detected: 4/25/16  1:50 pm Location: Approximately 4 miles southwest of Weed, NM and 15 miles southeast of Cloudcroft, NM Lat/Long: 32 deg, 46 min, 40.26 sec X 105 deg, 34 min, 59.51 min Legal Description: T18S, R13E, Sec 2 Firefighting Resources: At this time, one […]

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Cameron Creek Rx Fire – Closure Order Lifted

The area closure for the Cameron Creek Rx Fire will be lifted Tuesday, April 26. http://tinyurl.com/jedbt43

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Lincoln National Forest – FINAL FIRE UPDATE: 4/23/16 11:00 am – Gilson Canyon Fire

Fire Update:  4/22/16  11:00 am  “Gilson Canyon Fire” Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Guadalupe Ranger District Date/Time Detected: 4/20/16  3:05 pm Location: Approximately 6 miles northeast of Queen, NM and east of Sitting Bull Falls Recreation Area Lat/Long: 32 deg, 14 min, 32.31 sec X 104 deg, 41’ 26.89 min Legal Description: T24S, R22E, Sec 3 Firefighting […]

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Gila National Forest – new fire

Resources responded to the Rael Fire on the Reserve Ranger District Thursday afternoon. Forward progress has been stopped. The Rael Fire is estimated at 64 acres, located 18 miles southeast of Apache Creek and south of Highway 12.

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Gila National Forest – Cameron Creek Rx Fire update

Fire managers completed 200 acres Thursday bringing the total to 1,100 acres completed. No ignitions are planned for Friday. Crews will monitor and patrol the project.

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BLM Plans Prescribed Burn in Socorro County

BLM Plans Prescribed Burn in Socorro County   Socorro, NM – The Bureau of Land Management’s Socorro Field Office is planning a prescribed burn of up to 100 acres in Socorro County between late April and the end of May, weather permitting.  The burn includes the 100 acre Wolf Wells Prescribed Burn located 12 miles […]

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Prescribed Burn Planned for Centennial Bombing Range

  Prescribed Burn Planned for Centennial Bombing Range Las Cruces, NM – On April 27, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is planning a prescribed burn in the Centennial Bombing Range on the McGregor Range, weather permitting.  Centennial is approximately 20 miles northeast of Oro Grande, New Mexico, in Otero County.  An anticipated 500 acres […]

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Gila National Forest – Cameron Creek Rx Fire update

Fire managers have completed approximately 900 acres on the Cameron Creek Rx Fire, six miles north and east of Silver City. Smoke is drifting east of the project area. Operations will continue Thursday.

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Lincoln National Forest – Sacramento Ranger District – Wet Burnt Prescribed Fire Operations POSTPONED!

4/19/16 – 12:30 pm – Prescribed fire operations on the Wet Burnt project have been postponed.  USFS Firefighters who were identified for the lighting operations on this specific project have mobilized to the Eastern United States for wildfire response.  Personnel assigned to key duties in the “Burn Plan” are an integral part of the operations.  […]

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Gila National Forest – Cameron Creek Prescribed Fire scheduled to begin

SILVER CITY, NM; April 17, 2016 – Silver City Ranger District fire managers plan to begin the Cameron Creek Prescribed Fire on the Gila National Forest Tuesday, April 19. The 2,100-acre project is approximately six miles north and east of Silver City within the Ft. Bayard Wildlife Refuge. A temporary area closure will go into […]

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Prescribed Burn Planned on the Santa Fe National Forest Española Ranger District

Santa Fe, NM – April 14, 2016 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest hope to take advantage of warmer weather in May 2016 to conduct the Mesitas prescribed burn on the Española Ranger District.  The 1,800-acre treatment area is located approximately six miles southwest of Abiquiu, 15 miles north […]

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Lincoln National Forest – New Fire Start – “412 Fire” – Firefighters kept fire to less than 1/0th of an acre.

New Fire Start – “412 Fire” Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Guadalupe Ranger District Date/Time Detected: 4/13/16  5:45 pm Location:  Approximately 3 miles southwest of Queen, NM near County Road 412 Lat/Long: 32 deg, 9 min, 19.12 sec X 104 deg, 45’ 6.84 min Legal Description: T25S, R12E, Sec 1 Size:  less than 1/10th of an […]

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Reserve Ranger District wildfire update

La Jolla fire progression stopped at 75 acres, crews mopping up. Snow Fire estimated 1-2 acres, in monitor status. http://tinyurl.com/hczj7mu

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Reserve Ranger District fires

Firefighters are responding to two fires on the Reserve RD in Catron County. The La Jolla Fire is near Ghost Lake approximately 20 miles east of Reserve, NM and estimated at 20 acres. Silver City Hotshots, Apache-Sitgreaves helitack and an engine are assigned. The other fire is near Snow Lake 15 miles south of the […]

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Valles Caldera National Preserve Plans Prescribed Burn For Valle Grande

  For Immediate Release:  April 6, 2016 Contact: Kimberly DeVall, kimberly_devall@nps.gov, 575-829-4820 Jemez Springs — The Valles Caldera National Preserve is looking for an opportunity to implement a prescribed burn project this spring.  The prescribed burn will target up to 1,471 acres of grass in the Valle Grande, adjacent to NM Highway 4 between mile markers 39-42. […]

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Near Ruidoso – Moon Mountain Fire – FINAL Fire Update 4/1/16 12:30 pm

04/01/16 – 12:30 pm – This the FINAL Fire Update for the Moon Mountain Fire.  ******************************************************************************************** Jurisdiction:  New Mexico State Forestry/Private & Lincoln NF, Smokey Bear District (0.2 acres) Detected:  3/28/16 @ 2:50 pm Lat/Lon:  33 deg, 25 min, 28.93 sec X 105 deg, 29 min, 27.23 sec Legal:  T11S, R13E, SWSW Sec 23 General Location:  approximately 1 mile east of the Village of […]

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Lincoln National Forest’s Fire Danger Increases to HIGH

A combination of low moisture, persistent drought, winds and warm weather in southern New Mexico has prompted Lincoln National Forest fire officials to elevate the fire danger rating to HIGH.  All three districts, Smokey Bear, Sacramento and Guadalupe are experiencing conditions that warrant the “HIGH” fire danger rating, which will be displayed on all forest-wide […]

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