New Fire Start-Harrison Fire-Lincoln National Forest, Capitan Mt. Wilderness

A 1-acre fire has been detected in the Capitan Mountains in the wilderness area up in Kyle Harrison Canyon. Firefighters are responding to the fire. The fire is located in the 2004 Peppin Fire scar. Smoke can be seen from the north side of the mountain.

Fire Name: The Harrison Fire

Incident Detected:  May 17, 2021

Location: Capitan Wilderness Area, Kyle Harrison Canyon

Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District

Cause:  Lightning

Size:  Approximately 1-acre

Incident Type: Wildfire

Vegetation Type: Timber, Dead and Down, Brush

Values at Risk: None identified at this time.

This will be the first and last post for the Harrison Fire unless there is a significant change.

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