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Amole Fire Final Update

Location:  Carson NF, Camino Real RD, between the Amole Group Shelter and FR 442 Date detected: September 2        Cause:  Lightning Size:  Approximately 1917 acres     Fire behavior: Low to Moderate Vegetation:  Ponderosa pine, mixed conifer Resources: 112 total personnel Taos, NM – Sept. 15, 2019 – The Amole Fire was caused by lightning. Early in the fire, […]

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Firing Operations Near Completion on Amole Fire

Location:  Carson NF, Camino Real RD, between the Amole Group Shelter and FR 442 Date detected: September 2        Cause:  Lightning Size:  Approximately 1917 acres     Fire behavior: Low to Moderate Vegetation:  Ponderosa pine, mixed conifer Resources: 112 total personnel Taos, NM – Sept. 14, 2019 – Firefighters neared the completion of burning operations yesterday within the planned […]

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Firing Operations Aim to Protect Rio Pueblo Watershed

Location:  Carson NF, Camino Real RD, between the Amole Group Shelter and FR 442 Date detected: September 2        Cause:  Lightning Size:  Approximately 1150 acres     Fire behavior: Low to Moderate Vegetation:  Ponderosa pine, mixed conifer Resources: 108 total personnel Taos, NM – Sept. 13, 2019 – Firefighters continued firing operations yesterday. Hand and aerial ignitions were used […]

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Smoke Expected to Increase on Amole Fire

Location:  Carson NF, Camino Real RD, between the Amole Group Shelter and FR 442 Date detected: September 2        Cause:  Lightning Size:  Approximately 650 acres     Fire behavior: Low to Moderate Vegetation:  Ponderosa pine, mixed conifer Resources: 106 total personnel Taos, NM – Sept. 12, 2019 – Old slash piles were chipped and burned yesterday along the established […]

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Amole Fire Progressing as Planned

Location:  Carson NF, Camino Real RD, between the Amole Group Shelter and FR 442 Date detected: September 2       Cause:  Lightning Size:  Approximately 600 acres     Fire behavior: Low to Moderate Vegetation:  Ponderosa pine, mixed conifer Resources: 106 total personnel Taos, NM – Sept. 11, 2019 – An additional 265 acres were treated yesterday along the eastern side […]

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Firing Operations Successful on Amole Fire

Location:  Carson NF, Camino Real RD, between the Amole Group Shelter and FR 442 Date detected: September 2                                      Cause:  Lightning Size:  approximately 335 acres                                  Fire behavior:  low to moderate Vegetation:  ponderosa pine, mixed conifer Resources: 137 total personnel Taos, NM – Sept. 10, 2019 –Low intensity firing operations continued yesterday on the eastern side […]

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Smoke Expected to Increase on Amole Fire

Location:  Carson NF, Camino Real RD, between the Amole Group Shelter and FR 442 Date detected: September 2        Cause:  Lightning Size:  approximately 120 acres     Fire behavior:  creeping Vegetation:  ponderosa pine, mixed conifer Resources: 119 total personnel Taos, NM – Sept. 9, 2019 – Yesterday, fire crews focused on preparing firelines for today’s planned helicopter aerial ignitions. […]

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Carson NF – 9/9/19 Montoya Springs Fire Final Update

Northern New Mexico Type 3 Incident Management Team Jamie Long – Incident Commander Fire Information: (575) 684-2489 -September 9, 2019- Date detected: Thursday, August 29 Size: 2,950 acres Cause: Lightning Location: Carson NF, Canjilon Ranger District, 2 miles east of Canjilon, NM Containment: 75% Vegetation: Oak brush, grass, ponderosa pine, piñon and juniper Resources: Four […]

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Firing Operations Continue on the Amole Fire

Location:  Carson NF, Camino Real RD, between the Amole Group Shelter and FR 442 Date detected: September 2         Cause:  Lightning Size:  approximately 115 acres      Fire behavior:  creeping Vegetation:  ponderosa pine, mixed conifer Resources: 80 total personnel Taos, NM – Sept. 8, 2019 – Carson National Forest fire managers continued firing operations yesterday along the […]

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Carson NF- Montoya Springs Fire– September 8, 2019

Northern New Mexico Type 3 Incident Management Team Jamie Long – Incident Commander Fire Information: (575) 684-2489 Date detected: Thursday, August 29 Size: 2,950 acres Cause: Lightning Location: Carson NF, Canjilon Ranger District, 2 miles east of Canjilon, NM Containment: 75% Vegetation: Oak brush, grass, ponderosa pine, piñon and juniper Resources: Four Type 6 engines […]

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Ignitions Progressing on the Amole Fire

Location:  Carson NF, Camino Real RD, between the Amole Group Shelter and FR 442 Date detected: September 2         Cause:  Lightning Size:  approximately 85 acres        Fire behavior:  creeping Vegetation:  ponderosa pine, mixed conifer Resources: 70 total personnel, including 2 crews, 2 engines, 1 wildland fire module Taos, NM – Sept. 7, 2019 – Carson National […]

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Carson NF- Montoya Springs Fire– September 7, 2019

Northern New Mexico Type 3 Incident Management Team Jamie Long – Incident Commander Fire Information: (575) 684-2489 Date detected: Thursday, August 29 Size: 2,550 acres Cause: Lightning Location: Carson NF, Canjilon Ranger District, 2 miles east of the community of Canjilon, NM Vegetation: Oak brush, grass, ponderosa pine, piñon and juniper Resources: One Type 3 […]

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Ensenada Prescribed Fire Planned on El Rito Ranger District, Carson NF

Taos, NM—September 6, 2019—Fire managers on the Carson National Forest plan to take advantage of favorable conditions including fuel moisture levels, air quality, winds and weather forecasts to implement the Ensenada prescribed fire on the El Rito Ranger District. The project is approximately 1,200 acres. Burning could begin as early as mid to late September […]

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Planned Ignitions to Begin on Amole Fire

Date detected: September 2         Cause:  Lightning Location:  Carson NF, Camino Real RD, between the Amole Group Shelter and FR 442 Size:  approximately 10 acres Fire behavior:  creeping Vegetation:  ponderosa pine, mixed conifer Resources: Total 70 personnel, including 2 crews, 2 engines, 1 wildland fire module This morning, crews will begin planned hand ignitions south of […]

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Carson NF-Montoya Springs Fire– September 6, 2019

Northern New Mexico Type 3 Incident Management Team Jamie Long – Incident Commander Fire Information: (575) 684-2489 Montoya Springs Fire– September 6, 2019 Date detected: Thursday, August 29 Size: 1,850 acres Cause: Lightning Location: Carson NF, Canjilon Ranger District, 2 miles east of the community of Canjilon, NM Vegetation: Oak brush, grass, ponderosa pine, piñon […]

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Amole Fire to Benefit Forest Ecosystem

Date detected: September 2 Cause: Lightning Location: Carson NF, Camino Real RD, between the Amole Group Shelter and FR 442 Size: approximately 7 acres Fire behavior: creeping Vegetation: ponderosa pine, mixed conifer Resources: 2 crews, 2 engines, 1 wildland fire module Taos, NM – Sept. 5, 2019 – Today, crews will continue prepping control lines […]

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Carson NF- Montoya Springs Fire– September 5, 2019

Northern New Mexico Type 3 Incident Management Team Jamie Long – Incident Commander Fire Information: (575) 684-2489 Date detected: Thursday, August 29 Size: 350 acres Cause: Lightning Location: Carson NF, Canjilon Ranger District, located near Forest Road 724, 2 miles east of the community of Canjilon, NM Vegetation: Oak brush, grass, ponderosa pine, piñon and […]

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Lightning-Caused Amole Fire to Aid in Forest Restoration

Date detected: September 2        Cause:  Lightning Location:  Carson NF, Camino Real RD, between the Amole Group Shelter and FR 442 Size:  approximately 7 acres Fire behavior:  creeping Vegetation:  ponderosa pine, mixed conifer Resources: 2 crews, 2 engines, 1 wildland fire module Taos, NM – Sept. 4, 2019 – The Carson National Forest is planning to […]

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Carson NF Montoya Springs Fire– September 4, 2019

Northern New Mexico Type 3 Incident Management Team Jamie Long – Incident Commander Fire Information: (575) 684-2489 Date detected: Thursday, August 29 Size: 1.5 acres Cause: Lightning Location: Carson NF, Canjilon Ranger District, located near Forest Road 724, 2 miles east of the community of Canjilon, NM Vegetation: Oak brush, grass, ponderosa pine, piñon and […]

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New Lightning-Caused Fire on the Camino Real Ranger District, Carson NF

Taos, NM – Sept. 3, 2019 – On Sept. 2 a lightning-caused fire was discovered on the Camino Real Ranger District of the Carson National Forest between the Amole Group Shelter and Forest Road 442. The Amole fire is approximately 5-7 acres and is burning in ponderosa pine and mixed conifer. It has been observed […]

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