New Fire Start – Hoosier Fire
FIRST AND FINAL FIRE UPDATE: 8/6/16 5:15 pm
Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District
Date/Time Detected: 8/6/16 10:04 am
Location: Approximately 7 miles southwest of Weed, NM, on the ridge near Aqua Chiquita Canyon.
Lat/Long: 32 deg, 46 min, 12.07 sec X 105 deg, 37 min, 23.52 sec
Legal Description: T18S, R13E, Sec 4
Firefighting Resources: One FS engine, 5 personnel.
Values at Risk: None
Size: One-tenth of an acre
Status: This fire was reported around mid-morning today. Forest Service firefighters responded to the fire, which they reported to be a single tree fire. Firefighters proceeded with suppression tactics and full containment of the fire.
Regarding smoke, in the event of a prescribed fire or wildfire: If visibility becomes lower because of smoke, please visit the NM Department of Health’s smoke page: https://nmtracking.org/fire
This will be the last update, UNLESS there is a significant change to report.
PIO: Loretta Benavidez, email@example.com 575-430-5546