The Bull Fire on the Reserve Ranger District is contained. Approx. 5-10 acres
Resources (including two engines and a suppression module) are responding to a new fire on the Reserve Ranger District about 9 miles southeast of Reserve near Bull Basin Canyon. The Bull Fire is estimated at 5-10 acres. T8S R18W Sec 26
The Spur Fire increased in size to 42 acres today. Approximately 40 personnel are assigned and additional resources have been ordered. The lightning-caused fire is being managed under a confine/contain strategy on the Quemado Ranger District. http://tinyurl.com/hl7annu
Sisters Fire northeast of Pinos Altos on the Silver City Ranger District is holding at 15 acres. Crews continue to strengthen firelines.
The Spur Fire (27 acres) six miles NE of Luna, NM will transition to Type 3 organization Wed with Gila Las Cruces Zone Type 3 IMT assigned. The incident is being managed under a confine/contain strategy. http://tinyurl.com/htkgub8
Around 40 personnel are committed to the Sisters Fire, two miles northeast of Pinos Altos. Two helicopters, one airtanker, engines and hotshot crew working to contain the fire. Estimated 10 acres. Cause is under investigation.
The Group Fire northeast of Silver City is contained at nine acres. Crews are monitoring and patrolling.
Fire continues natural progression in the Gila Wilderness. Estimated 9,050 acres
Photo from Friday’s flight showing McKenna Fire spreading in Johnson Canyon in the Gila Wilderness
The Cameron Creek Prescribed Fire, east of Silver City, has been completed. Approximately 2000 acres were accomplished, removing hazardous fuels and improving wildlife habitat in the area.
Fire crews completed 900 acres on the Cameron Creek Prescribed Fire today. Will patrol the project Thurs. Closure order remains in effect for at least a few days. Dragonfly Loop is open.
Fire managers are resuming the Cameron Creek Prescribed Fire today, six miles north and east of Silver City. Aerial ignitions are being used to burn 900 acres. http://www.tinyurl.com/zmt72lw
Wilderness District fire managers estimate the McKenna Fire has grown to 1,900 acres since it was first reported Friday, May 7 in the Gila Wilderness. The fire is located about eight miles west of the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument. The McKenna Fire is being managed for multiple objectives that will help reduce exposure to […]
The Bearwallow Fire Lookout reported the McKenna Fire Friday, May 6. Today’s flight shows the fire has grown to 400 acres. It’s located in the Gila Wilderness approximately 10 miles west of the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument. The fire is being managed for multiple resource objectives. http://tinyurl.com/jebmf93
Resources responded to the Rael Fire on the Reserve Ranger District Thursday afternoon. Forward progress has been stopped. The Rael Fire is estimated at 64 acres, located 18 miles southeast of Apache Creek and south of Highway 12.
Fire managers completed 200 acres Thursday bringing the total to 1,100 acres completed. No ignitions are planned for Friday. Crews will monitor and patrol the project.