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McGaffey Wildfire, near Miranda Canyon

The lightning fire was reported July 24. Fire is active today and moving in a southwesterly direction. No structures are being threatened. Firefighters and a Type 6 Engine are on scene.

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Westhall 2 fire

Arabela, NM. Detected:  July 24, 2016                            Cause: Lightning Containment: 95 %                                     Location: South and East of Arabela, NM Fuel Type:  desert fire with grass and shrub   Final Size:  3339 acres Summary: Tuesday the Pecos Zone Type 3 Team has continued with monitoring, patrol and mop-up operations on the Westhall 2 fire which is minimal and smoldering. With […]

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Westhall 2 Fire

WESTHALL 2 FIRE-The Pecos Zone Type 3 Team was ordered to Arabela, NM, located on the east end of the Capitan Mountains. The lightening started, Westhall 2 fire was at 1500 acres and is located South and East of Arabela. The fire area is high desert with shrubs, grass and cactus. The current size is at 3339 […]

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Cox Canyon - Rx Pile Burning - 06/26/16

Prescribed Burns Planned on the Santa Fe National Forest Coyote Ranger District

Santa Fe, NM – July 26, 2016 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to conduct two prescribed burns on the Coyote Ranger District this fall.  The 5,041-acre French Mesa treatment area is located approximately 10 miles north of Gallina and the 470-acre Mesa Potrero pile burn located […]

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Gila National Forest – FINAL Black Range Complex Fires Update – 7/26/2016

Silver City, NM; July 26, 2016 – For Immediate Release – The Black Range Complex Fires on the Black Range Ranger District consist of four fires: the Kline and Cooney Fires started July 8, the Corduroy Fire on July 17, and the Boiler Fire on July 18. These lightning-caused fires are located in the Black […]

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Carson National Forest Final Rock Tank Fire Update

The lightning caused Rock Tank fire reported July 20 on the Tres Piedras Ranger District remains at 137 acres. Some precipitation was received over the fire yesterday and is now 80% contained. The fire is located 2 miles south of US Highway 64 off of Forest Road 42, approximately 7 miles south and west of […]

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Gila National Forest – Black Range Complex Fires Update – 7/25/2016

Silver City, NM; July 25, 2016 – For Immediate Release – The Black Range Complex Fires on the Black Range Ranger District consist of four fires: the Kline and Cooney Fires started July 8, the Corduroy Fire on July 17, and the Boiler Fire on July 18. These lightning-caused fires are located in the Black […]

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Lincoln National Forest – 7/24/16 – 7 pm Prescribed Fire Update – West Mountain – No ignitions planned for this week

7/24/16 – 7:00 pm – Prescribed Fire Update:  Firefighters successfully  treated an additional 20 acres today, however, ignitions on the West Mountain project will temporarily be postponed.  No further ignitions are planned for this week. The project will be patrolled and monitored over the next few days. Today, firefighting resources that were assigned to the […]

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Carson National Forest Rock Tank Fire Update

The lightning caused Rock Tank fire reported July 20 on the Tres Piedras Ranger District is currently at 137 acres. The fire is located 2 miles south of US Highway 64 off of Forest Road 42, approximately 7 miles south and west of the community of Tres Piedras and is burning in grass and Ponderosa […]

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Gila National Forest – Black Range Complex Fires Update – 7/24/2016

Silver City, NM; July 24, 2016 – For Immediate Release – The Black Range Complex Fires on the Black Range Ranger District consist of four fires: the Kline and Cooney Fires started July 8, the Corduroy Fire on July 17, and the Boiler Fire on July 18. These lightning-caused fires are located in the Black […]

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Carson National Forest Rock Tank Fire Update

Taos, NM – A lightning-caused fire reported Wednesday, July 20, on the Tres Piedras Ranger District is currently at 55 acres. The Rock Tank Fire is located 2 miles south of US Highway 64 off of Forest Road 42, approximately 7 miles south and west of the community of Tres Piedras and is burning in […]

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Gila National Forest – Black Range Complex Fires Update – 7/23/2016

Silver City, NM; July 23, 2016 – For Immediate Release – The Black Range Complex Fires on the Black Range Ranger District consist of four fires: the Kline and Cooney Fires started July 8, the Corduroy Fire on July 17, and the Boiler Fire on July 18. These lightning-caused fires are located in the Black […]

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Carson National Forest Rock Tank Fire

A lightning-caused fire was reported Wednesday, July 20, on the Tres Piedras Ranger District. The Rock Tank Fire is located 2 miles south of US Highway 64 off of Forest Road 42, approximately 7 miles south and west of the community of Tres Piedras. The Rock Tank Fire is burning in grass and Ponderosa Pine. […]

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Gila National Forest – Black Range Complex Fires Update – 7/22/2016

Silver City, NM; July 22, 2016 – For Immediate Release – The Black Range Complex Fires on the Black Range Ranger District consist of four fires: the Kline and Cooney Fires started July 8, the Corduroy Fire on July 17, and the Boiler Fire on July 18. These lightning-caused fires are located in the Black […]

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Cibola NF & National Grasslands – Final Fire Updates for the North Fire and Puertecito Fire – 7/21/2016

Magdalena, NM; July 21, 2016 – The North Fire on the Magdalena Ranger District remains at 42,102 acres; at 100% contained. The lightning-caused fire started on May 21st and is located in the San Mateo Mountains, 25 miles southwest of Magdalena, NM. The North Fire has shown little fire activity and is in a patrol […]

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Gila National Forest – Black Range Complex Fires Update – 7/21/2016

Silver City, NM; July 21, 2016 – For Immediate Release – The Black Range Complex Fires on the Black Range Ranger District consist of four fires: the Kline and Cooney Fires started July 8, the Corduroy Fire on July 17, and the Boiler Fire on July 18. These lightning-caused fires are located in the Black […]

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Gila National Forest – Black Range Complex Fires Update – 7/20/2016

Silver City, NM; July 20, 2016 – For Immediate Release – The Black Range Complex Fires on the Black Range Ranger District consist of four fires: the Kline and Cooney Fires started July 8, the Corduroy Fire on July 17, and the Boiler Fire on July 18. These lightning-caused fires are located in the Black […]

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Lincoln National Forest – New Fire Start – Grind Fire, 7.19.16, Update 8:00 PM

New Fire Start – Grind Fire FIRE UPDATE 7/19/16 8:00 PM Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Date/Time Detected: 7/19/16 5:17 pm Location: South of Grindstone Lake, approximately 2 miles south of Ruidoso, NM Lat/Long: 33 deg, 18 min, 48.13 sec X 105 deg, 40 min, 54.84 sec Legal Description: T11S, R13E, NWSE Sec 33 […]

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Gila National Forest – Black Range Complex Fires Update – 7/19/2016

  Silver City, NM; July 19, 2016 – For Immediate Release – The Black Range Complex Fires on the Black Range Ranger District consist of four fires: the Kline and Cooney Fires started July 8, the Corduroy Fire on July 17, and the Boiler Fire on July 18. These lightning-caused fires are located in the […]

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Gila National Forest – Black Range Complex Fires Update – 7/18/2016

Silver City, NM; July 18, 2016 – For Immediate Release – The Black Range Complex Fires on the Black Range Ranger District consist of two fires: the Kline Fire and the Cooney Fire. These lightning-caused fires started on Friday, July 8, and are located in the Black Range Mountains, 65 miles northwest of Truth Consequences, […]

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