Alamo Fire, Jemez Ranger District


 Alamo Fire: May 24

Start Date: May 23

Cause: Lightning

Size: 15 acres

Location: Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest. Forest Road 289 near Bandelier Park

Weather: Mostly sunny/winds 3-7, gusts to 10 mph

Situation: Resources on scene include 3 engines and a 12 person hand crew, type 1 helicopter.

Smoke/Air Quality: Local communities may be impacted by smoke because of prevailing winds. Smoke-sensitive individuals and people with respiratory or heart disease are encouraged to take precautionary measures. Information on air quality and protecting your health can be found online at the New Mexico Department of Health’s website at

Fire Information: Fire updates are posted on the New Mexico Fire Information website at and on Twitter @SantaFeNF and

For more information, contact the Santa Fe National Forest Public Affairs Office at (505) 438-5320, or email


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