New Fire Start – Appletree Fire
FIRST AND FINAL FIRE UPDATE: 8/8/16 9:15 pm
Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District
Date/Time Detected: 8/8/16 2:58 pm
Location: Approximately 8 miles northwest of Timberon, NM, near Sacramento Lookout.
Lat/Long: 32 deg, 44 min, 37.71 sec X 105 deg, 45 min, 17.28 sec
Legal Description: T18S, R12E, Sec 18
Firefighting Resources: One FS engine, 3 personnel.
Values at Risk: None
Hazards: Snags, rugged terrain
Size: One-tenth of an acre
Status: This fire was reported around mid-afternoon today. Forest Service firefighters responded to the fire, which they reported to be a single snag. 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, firstname.lastname@example.org 575-430-5546