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 376 need to be mindful of fire personnel and equipment in the area.

Vegetation:  Logging slash and pre-made piles.

Current Situation: The fire was reported to the Jemez Ranger District office on Friday, Dec 8 at 12:27 p.m.  Resources on-scene: 3 engines with crew. Helicopter canceled. Cause of fire still under investigation.

Weather:  Winds 0-5 down canyon.

Smoke/Air Quality:  Once air quality can be determined, results will be posted online at the New Mexico Department of Health’s website:  https://nmtracking.org/fire.

Fire Information:  Fire updates will be posted on the New Mexico Fire Information website at nmfireinfo.com and www.facebook.com/SantaFeNF.  For more information, contact Santa Fe National Forest Public Affairs Officer, Bruce Hill at (505) 438-5320, or email brucehill@fs.fed.us.

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