UPDATE: Osha Fire (pronounced “O-Shaw”) 100 percent contained


UPDATE: Osha Fire (pronounced “O-Shaw”) 100 percent contained

Pecos Ranger District, Santa Fe National Forest

Start Date: April 7, 2018

Cause: Human (details under investigation)

Size: 36 acres

Location: The fire occurred in the Cow Creek/Osha area on the Pecos Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest at an elevation of over 8,000 feet.

Vegetation: Standing, and dead and down timber

Weather: Details will be provided when available

Situation: The fire was reported to the Pecos Ranger District office on Saturday, April 7 by a resident at the west rim of Cow Creek Canyon. Resources were dispatched via ground and helicopter. 44 personnel in a multi-agency effort remained on the fire on Monday. As of 8:08 a.m. today, containment is 100 percent.

Smoke/Air Quality: Smoke is very minimal and may not be visible.

Fire Information: Fire updates are posted on the New Mexico Fire Information website at nmfireinfo.com and on @SantaFeNF and http://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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