Lincoln National Forest – New Fire Start – “Scraper Fire” on the Guadalupe Ranger District

Incident Name – Scraper fire

06/16/2018 Fire Update: The Scraper fire grew to approximately 6 acres before firefighting resources stopped the forward progression.  Today, resources have reported little to no active fire activity.  Firefighters will continue to monitor the fire and ensure fire line is secure.  This will be the FINAL update for the Scraper fire unless significant fire activity occurs.

06/15/2018 Fire Update: The Scraper fire was detected today at 10:36 am on the Guadalupe Ranger District in a remote area north of the Panama Ranch.  The fire is approximately 10 acres and US Forest Service ground resources are currently on scene.

Jurisdiction: Guadalupe Ranger District, Lincoln National Forest

Date/Time Detected: June 15, 2018 at approximately 10:36 am

Location: North of the Panama Ranch

Lat/Long: 32 28.086, -105 0.456

Firefighting Resources: US Forest Service ground resources are currently on scene

Fuel Type:  Grass and Piñon / Juniper

Values at Risk: None

Cause: Lightning

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: Jeannette Dreadfulwater, 208-512-9445, jmdreadfulwater@fs.fed.us

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