Vallecitos Fire on Santa Fe National Forest Contained

May 29, 2016; 7:00 p.m. Location: • Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest • One mile south of Jemez Falls Campground Start Date: May 29, 2016 Size: Approximately 2 acres Percent Contained: 100% Cause: Under investigation Growth Potential: Minimal Vegetation: Ponderosa pine, logging slash Summary: Fire crews, including two aircraft, responded to […]

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Final Update on Barbero Fire, Santa Fe National Forest

May 29, 2016; 7:00 p.m. Location: • Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest • On Rowe Mesa about 12 miles southeast of Pecos Start Date: Reported May 26, 2016 Size: Approximately 146 acres Percent Contained: 100% Cause: Human Growth Potential: Minimal Vegetation: Pinon-juniper, ponderosa pine, heavy slash from thinning Summary: The […]

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Vallecitos Fire on Santa Fe National Jemez Ranger District

May 29, 2016; 4:15 p.m. Location: Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest One mile south of Jemez Falls Campground Start Date:  May 29, 2016 Size:  Approximately 2 acres                                                 Percent Contained: 0% Cause:  Under investigation                                                  Growth Potential:  Moderate Vegetation:  Ponderosa pine, logging slash Summary:  Fire crews are responding to a fire one mile […]

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Looking down on the Twin Sisters 5/22/16

COYOTE FIRE UPDATE: Sunday 05/29/2016 – 10 AM Coyote Fire Shows Minimal Growth Overnight  Acres: 14,430                                       Start Date: May 7, 2016 Cause: Lightning                               Location: 46 miles SW of Carlsbad, NM Containment: 50%                            Fuels/Topography: Timber/grass/chaparral, rugged Total Personnel: 192                                                                 terrain,   steep canyons.                         Today’s Actions:  The fire showed […]

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Cibola NF & National Grasslands’ – The North Fire grows to 3,947 acres

Magdalena, NM; May 29, 2016 – The North Fire on the Magdalena Ranger District is now at 3, 947acres with approximately 128 personnel on the incident.   The lightning-caused fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 5 miles east of Grassy Lookout and 25 miles southwest of Magdalen. NM.   This lightning-caused fire is being actively managed […]

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Gila National Forest – Spur Fire Update 5/29/16

No new growth on Spur Fire on Quemado Ranger District. Potential operations for Sunday include securing the west side of the fire by igniting from Dillon Mtn to Road 3020 if appropriate conditions exist. Today’s update: http://tinyurl.com/jkfdshj

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Gila National Forest – Spur Fire Update

No new growth on the Spur Fire on the Quemado Ranger District, fire remains at 815 acres. Today’s update http://tinyurl.com/h8zt42l

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Cibola NF & National Grasslands – The North Fire now at 3,365 acres

  Magdalena, NM; May 28, 2016 – The Magdalena Ranger District’s North Fire has increased in size to 3,365 acres. Approximately 118 personnel are assigned to the incident.  This lightning-caused fire is being actively managed for multiple resource benefits.  The North Fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 25 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM. […]

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Barbero Fire Update, Santa Fe National Forest

May 28, 2016; 10:30 a.m. Location: • Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest • On Rowe Mesa about 12 miles southeast of Pecos Start Date: Reported May 26, 2016 Size: Approximately 146 acres Percent Contained: 75% Cause: Human Growth Potential: Minimal Vegetation: Pinon-juniper, ponderosa pine, heavy slash from thinning Summary: The […]

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U.S. Representative Will Hurd, 23rd Congressional District of Texas, Visits Coyote Fire

COYOTE FIRE UPDATE: Saturday 05/28/2016 – 9 AM U.S. Representative Will Hurd, 23rd Congressional District of Texas, Visits Coyote Fire  Acres: 14,351                                       Start Date: May 7, 2016 Cause: Lightning                               Location: 46 miles SW of Carlsbad, NM Containment: 50%                            Fuels/Topography: Timber/grass/chaparral, rugged Total Personnel: 219                                                                 terrain,   steep canyons.                         Today’s […]

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Lincoln National Forest’s Fire Danger Returns to HIGH

Lincoln National Forest’s Fire Danger Returns to HIGH      ALAMOGORDO, RUIDOSO, CLOUDCROFT, CARLSBAD, NM, May 27, 2016 – For Immediate Release.  With the increase in hotter temperatures and drying winds over the past few days, drier fuel moistures have escalated the potential for new fire starts. Based on current weather and fuel conditions and the increase […]

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Cibola NF & National Grasslands’ – North Fire grows to 2,920 acres

Magdalena, NM; May 27, 2016 – The Magdalena Ranger District’s North Fire has increased in size to 2,920 acres. Approximately 117 personnel are assigned to the incident.  This lightning-caused fire is being actively managed for multiple resource benefits.  The North Fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 25 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM. Weather […]

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Gila National Forest – Spur Fire Update

The Spur Fire on the Quemado Ranger District has grown to 815 acres. Today’s update http://tinyurl.com/hr7j85g

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Majority of Guadalupe Mountains NP Remains Closed for Memorial Day Holiday

COYOTE FIRE UPDATE Wednesday 05/27/2016 – 9 AM   Majority of Guadalupe Mountains NP Remains Closed for Memorial Day Holiday                                                  Acres: 14,365                                        Start Date: May 7, 2016                                                                                Cause: Lightning                               Location: 46 miles SW of Carlsbad, NM            Containment: 70%                           Fuels/Topography: Timber/grass/chaparral, rugged terrain,           Total personnel: 278                                                              steep […]

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Barbero Fire on Santa Fe National Forest

Barbero Fire Update May 27, 2016; 9:00 a.m. Location: • Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest • On Rowe Mesa about 12 miles southeast of Pecos Start Date: Reported May 26, 2016 Size: Approximately 146 acres at 8 a.m. Percent Contained: 50% Cause: Human, under investigation Growth Potential: Minimal Vegetation: Pinon-juniper, […]

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Southwest Area Incident Management Team 5 (IMT5) Assumes Command of the Coyote Fire

COYOTE FIRE UPDATE  Wednesday 05/26/2016 – 9 AM                   Acres: 14,351 Start Date: May 7, 2016 Cause: Lightning Location: 46 miles SW of Carlsbad, NM Containment: 70% Fuels/Topography: Timber/grass/chaparral, rugged terrain, steep canyons Total personnel: 307                                                                .                                                                     Today’s Actions:  Red flag weather conditions of high winds and low humidity are forecasted for the […]

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Cibola NF & National Grasslands’ – North Fire is now 2,530 acres

Magdalena, NM; May 26, 2016 – The Magdalena Ranger District’s North Fire has grown to 2,530 acres. Approximately 96 personnel are assigned to the incident.  This lightning-caused fire is being actively managed for multiple resource benefits.  The North Fire is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 25 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM.  Weather conditions were […]

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Gila National Forest – Spur Fire Update 9:00 am

Crews will continue to secure and patrol firelines while examining trails within the management area. Today’s update: http://tinyurl.com/gtujccd

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Gila National Forest – Spur Fire Update 7:00 pm

Management of the Spur Fire on the Quemado Ranger District will be transferred to the Gila/Las Cruces Zone Type 3 IMT Thursday, May 26. Tonight’s update: http://tinyurl.com/hmb6bvy

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