Lincoln National Forest – 6/5/18 – Patton Fire Final Update

Incident Name – Patton Fire

Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District

Date/Time Detected: 6/4/2018,

Lat/Long: Lat: 33°,4′,28.2″, Lon: 105°,51′,6.48″

Legal Description: T14S, R11E, SWNW Sec 26

Firefighting Resources: 2 engines

Fuels:  Grass, brush and some timber

Size: 0.5 acres

Containment: 100%

Cause: Lightning

6/5/2018 Status: The Patton Fire was called 100% contained at 7:05 pm last night. Crews are still on scene and will continue mop up operations. This will be the last post for the Patton Fire unless there is a significant change.

6/4/2018 Status: The Patton Fire was discovered today on the Sacramento Ranger District near Laborcita Canyon and Domingo Peak. It is estimated to be 0.5 acres. Crews are working to fully suppress the fire, which is being described as creeping and smoldering in mostly grass and brush.

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

PIO: Laura Rabon, 575-434-7211 laurarabon@fs.fed.us.

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