Guadalupe Fire UPDATE: Dec. 8, 2017

Guadalupe Fire UPDATE: Dec. 8, 2017 Jemez Ranger District, Santa Fe National Forest Start Date: Dec. 8, 2017 Cause: Human Size:  6.2 acres, 40% contained Location:  Near Forest Road (FR) 376 on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest. Smoke is visible as far south as Rio Rancho, NM. Travelers along FR […]

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Guadalupe Fire UPDATE: Dec. 8, 2017

Guadalupe Fire UPDATE: Dec. 8, 2017 Jemez Ranger District, Santa Fe National Forest Start Date: Dec. 8, 2017 Cause: Human Size:  Approximately 3 to 4 acres, 40% contained Location:  Near Forest Road (FR) 376 on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest. Smoke is visible as far south as Rio Rancho, NM. […]

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Guadalupe Fire: Dec. 8, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Guadalupe Fire:  Dec. 8, 2017 Jemez Ranger District, Santa Fe National Forest Start Date: Dec. 8, 2017 Cause: Unknown Size:  Approximately 2 to 3 acres Location:  Near Forest Road (FR) 376 on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest.  Smoke is visible as far south as Rio Rancho, NM.  […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Prescribed Fire Update for Smokey Bear Ranger District – 12/7/17 9:45 am

Prescribed Fire Update:  December 7, 2017, 9:45 am – Firefighters are working on the Smokey Bear District Administrative Site (901 Mechem Drive in Ruidoso) directly behind the Ranger Station today.  Treating 22 acres of slash with prescribed fire.  The ignitions are complete and they are now patrolling and monitoring the area.  Light smoke may be present in the […]

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The Sulphur Canyon and North Hondo Prescribed Fires will be implemented from now until the end of March 2018

Albuquerque, NM, December 4, 2017 – Fire Managers from Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands, along with cooperators, will execute several prescribed fires on the Sandia Ranger District this fall and winter when conditions are favorable.  These planned ignitions are conducted under specific conditions to restore fire dependent ecosystems by reducing forest fuels, recycling nutrients, […]

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SFNF Plans to Continue Prescribed Burns on East Side

SANTA FE, NM – Dec. 5, 2017 – For Immediate Release – Fire managers on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to continue prescribed burns in the Gallinas Watershed and the La Cueva unit throughout December if conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather, remain favorable. […]

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Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District Plans to Resume Prescribed Burns as Early as Tomorrow

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 29, 2017 – For Immediate Release – Fire managers on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are planning to conduct prescribed burns in the Gallinas Watershed and La Cueva treatment units between now and Dec. 31, 2017.  The decision to proceed will be dependent […]

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Jemez Ranger District Continues with Vallecitos, Joaquin Prescribed Burns

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 29, 2017 – For Immediate Release.  Taking advantage of unseasonably favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are moving forward with previously announced prescribed burns to help reduce the risk of high-severity […]

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Jemez Ranger District Plans Vallecitos Prescribed Burn

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 21, 2017 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest hope to take advantage of unseasonably favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, to resume the Vallecitos prescribed burn on the Jemez Ranger District. Ignitions could begin as early as Tuesday, Nov. […]

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Fire Crews Monitoring Prescribed Burn Unit in Santa Fe Municipal Watershed

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 17, 2017 – For Immediate Release.  Fire crews today conducted both aerial and on-the-ground surveys of the 248-acre unit within the Santa Fe Municipal Watershed that was treated with prescribed fire yesterday.  By this afternoon, more than 75 percent of the unit was cold with a few spots still smoldering […]

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Fire Crews Conduct Prescribed Burn in Santa Fe Municipal Watershed

  SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 16, 2017 – For Immediate Release.  After assessing conditions again this morning, fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are proceeding with a prescribed burn on 248 acres within the Santa Fe Municipal Watershed.  Hand and aerial ignitions are expected to wrap by 2:00 p.m. today. The […]

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Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District – Prescribed Fire Update – 11/14/17 6:00 PM – Ignitions completed on Wet Burnt Prescribed Fire Project

Lincoln National Forest Sacramento Ranger District Prescribed Fire Update 11/14/17 – 6:00 PM – Firefighters treated the remaining Wet Burnt prescribed fire unit today, bringing the total number of acres treated to 290 (60 ac treated yesterday and 230 treated today).  They will return to the site tomorrow (11/15) to patrol, monitor and tend to […]

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Small Prescribed Burn Planned in Santa Fe Watershed To Restore Forest Health, Reduce Risk of Wildfire

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 14, 2017 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are planning to take advantage of unseasonably favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, forecasted winds and weather, to conduct a one-day prescribed burn in the Santa Fe Watershed on Thursday, Nov. 16. The […]

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BLM to conduct three prescribed burns in Catron County

SOCORRO, N.M. – The Bureau of Land Management is planning to burn piles of juniper and piñon cuttings in three locations in Catron County from Nov. 15, 2017 – April 1, 2018, weather permitting. The Pietown pile burn will be 20 acres in size, and will be conducted one mile west of Pietown and immediately […]

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Prescribed Burn Continuing in the Thunderbird Area of the Mountainair Ranger District

Mountainair, NM November 13, 2017: Fire managers on the Mountainair Ranger District will be resuming prescribed burning in the Manzano Mountains. If conditions are suitable, fire crews will be burning near the Thunderbird private property just north of FR#275. This is a continuation of the burns started in October. This burn is located within the […]

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SFNF Plans to Resume Gallinas Watershed Prescribed Burn Tomorrow

SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 8, 2017 – For Immediate Release – Fire managers are planning to resume the previously announced prescribed burn in the Gallinas Watershed on the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District tomorrow.  The decision to proceed will be dependent on favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, weather forecasts and available resources. […]

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Advisory: French Mesa Prescribed Burn

After a successful test burn this morning, fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are proceeding with the French Mesa prescribed burn. The French Mesa treatment area totals 5,041 acres located approximately 10 miles north of the community of Gallina and may take three to four days to complete. Smoke from the prescribed burn […]

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Prescribed Fire planned in El Malpais National Monument

National Park Service Superintendent Mitzi Frank announced that the Four Winds Fire Group will be implementing prescribed fires in El Malpais National Monument during the month of November as weather and fuel conditions permit. These prescribed fires will be located along the west side of County Road 42 in the vicinity of the Bandera fire. […]

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SFNF May Conduct Prescribed Burn On French Mesa

SFNF May Conduct Prescribed Burn On French Mesa SANTA FE, NM – Nov. 2, 2017 – For Immediate Release.   Fire managers on the Coyote Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest hope to take advantage of favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and forecasted weather, to conduct the previously announced French Mesa […]

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Gila National Forest: Update Eagle/Peak Fires on Reserve RD

Reserve, NM, October 27, 2017 – For Immediate Release. Fire personnel reported smoke on Friday, October 20; and is from lightning as a result of thunderstorms that passed through the Gila National Forest on Thursday, October 19. Eagle Fire – Located northwest of Eagle Peak Lookout and is at approximately 1acre and has merged with […]

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