Gila National Forest – Jordan Fire, Wilderness Ranger District

Location: south of Jordan Canyon, Wilderness Ranger District Gila National Forest

Start Date:  June 6, 2019          Size: ~165 acres           Cause: Lightning

Vegetation:  Pinyon-juniper with ponderosa pine in the adjacent drainages and grass.

Fire Activity: Minimal activity

Summary:

The Jordan Fire is burning on National Forest System lands on the Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest.  The fire is being monitored via air reconnaissance.

Smoke from fire rises up and away during the daytime, but in the evening, smoke can pool back down in canyons, drainages, and basins. For information on air quality and protecting your health, and to find guidance on distances and visibility, please visit https://nmtracking.org/fire. Fire information can be found at nmfireinfo.com.

For information on the Gila National Forest, check out our website at http://www.fs.usda.gov/gila or join the conversation on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GilaNForest/ or follow us on Twitter @GilaNForest.

 

Jordan Fire June 8

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