Lincoln National Forest – Smokey Bear Ranger District- Lone Mountain Fire

Incident Name – Lone Mountain Fire

Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District

Size: 5 acres

Cause: Lightning

Date/Time Detected: Initial smoke report came in after dark May 26, 2019. The fire was detected around 10 am, May 27, 2019.

Location: 4 miles north of White Oaks, NM near Lone Mountain.

Legal Description: T6S, R12E, SESW Sec 1

Firefighting Resources: 1 incident hotshot crew, 1 type-6 engine, 1 air attack aircraft.

Fire Update: The Lone Mountain Fire located about 4 miles north of White Oaks, NM was located using an aerial surveillance aircraft this morning. One incident hotshot crew is on the scene, and 1 type-6 engine is in route. Another post will be made later this evening.

Please visit the NM Department of Health’s smoke page for information on protecting your health during fires and on smoky days: https://nmtracking.org/fire.

PIO: Laura Rabon, 575-434-7290, laura.rabon@usda.gov

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