Crews Respond to Pipeline Fire in Northern Manzano Mountains on the Mountainair Ranger District

Albuquerque, NM – October 28, 2021 – At approximately 4:00 pm yesterday, October 27, 2021 fire crews from the Mountainair Ranger District as well as the Forest Stewards Guild Fuels crew responded to a smoke report in the Northern Manzano’s. Upon arrival on scene they began work on a ¼ acre fire burning near the old Dog Head Fire. Winds challenged firefighters, but with the help of crews from Torrance County as well as the Sandia Ranger District, firefighters were able to line the fire and keep it from growing. Crews remained on-site overnight and continue mop-up today. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

This will be the only release on this fire unless conditions or the situation warrants additional information.

All fire updates will be posted on the Cibola NF & NGs website, New Mexico Fire Information website and on the Cibola Facebook & Twitter pages. For more information on the Pipeline Fire, contact the Mountainair Ranger District Office at 505-847-2990 or Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands Supervisor’s Office: 505-346-3900

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