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Carson National Forest Final Rock Tank Fire Update

The lightning caused Rock Tank fire reported July 20 on the Tres Piedras Ranger District remains at 137 acres. Some precipitation was received over the fire yesterday and is now 80% contained. The fire is located 2 miles south of US Highway 64 off of Forest Road 42, approximately 7 miles south and west of […]

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Carson National Forest Rock Tank Fire Update

The lightning caused Rock Tank fire reported July 20 on the Tres Piedras Ranger District is currently at 137 acres. The fire is located 2 miles south of US Highway 64 off of Forest Road 42, approximately 7 miles south and west of the community of Tres Piedras and is burning in grass and Ponderosa […]

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Carson National Forest Rock Tank Fire Update

Taos, NM – A lightning-caused fire reported Wednesday, July 20, on the Tres Piedras Ranger District is currently at 55 acres. The Rock Tank Fire is located 2 miles south of US Highway 64 off of Forest Road 42, approximately 7 miles south and west of the community of Tres Piedras and is burning in […]

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Carson National Forest Rock Tank Fire

A lightning-caused fire was reported Wednesday, July 20, on the Tres Piedras Ranger District. The Rock Tank Fire is located 2 miles south of US Highway 64 off of Forest Road 42, approximately 7 miles south and west of the community of Tres Piedras. The Rock Tank Fire is burning in grass and Ponderosa Pine. […]

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Carson National Forest Independence Fire Final Update

CARSON NATIONAL FOREST INDEPENDENCE WILDFIRE FINAL UPDATE Taos, NM, July 11, 2016—For Immediate Release. The Independence Wildfire started on July 4, 2016 on the Questa Ranger District, north of Lama Foundation is currently 90% contained. The fire, located between the Lama Foundation and the Columbine/Hondo Wilderness Area, has held at 22 acres. Fire activity today […]

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Carson National Forest – Independence Fire Update

Taos, NM, July 10, 2016—For Immediate Release. The Independence Wildfire started on July 4, 2016 on the Questa Ranger District, north of Lama Foundation is currently 70% contained. The fire, located between the Lama Foundation and the Columbine/Hondo Wilderness Area, has held at 22 acres. Fire activity today was minimal and allowed for progress to […]

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Carson National Forest Evening Fire Updates

CARSON NATIONAL FOREST WILDFIRES EVENING UPDATE July 8, 2016 Independence Wildfire Acres: 22 Containment: 20% Cause: Lightning Start Date: July 4, 2016 Location: N of Lama Foundation, NM Vegetation: Oak Brush and Douglas Fir The Independence Fire is currently at 22 acres due to more accurate mapping. A line has been completed around the perimeter […]

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Carson National Forest Fires Updates

July 8, 2016 La Cañada Fire Acres: 55 Containment: 50% Cause: Under Investigation                        Start Date: July 6, 2016 Location: 4 miles NE of El Rito, NM          Vegetation: Grass, Brush and Ponderosa Pine The La Cañada Fire, is located in the Vallecitos Federal Sustained Yield Unit, green fuel wood area. The fire perimeter was lined on […]

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Independence Fire – Carson National Forest

Taos, NM, July 7, 2016—A lightning caused fire was reported on the Questa Ranger District on July 4, 2016. The Independence Fire was reported at a tenth of an acre located north of the Lama Foundation in the Columbine/Hondo Wilderness Area. The suppression strategy decision was to place the fire in monitor status for firefighter […]

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La Cañada Wildfire – Carson National Forest

Taos, NM, July 7, 2016—For Immediate Release. A wildfire was reported on the El Rito Ranger District yesterday afternoon approximately 4 miles north and east of the village of El Rito, off of Forest Road 44 near the village of Vallecitos. The La Cañada wildfire was reported at 15-20 acres burning in the Vallecitos Federal […]

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Dog Head Fire Daily 9:30am Update

 REHABILITATION AND ASSESSMENT OF FIRE LINE CONTINUES DOG HEAD FIRE UPDATE – 6/24/2016, 8:00 A.M.     Acres: 17,912                                                                                     Containment: 83% Cause: Human – under investigation                                                  Start Date:  June 14, 2016 Jurisdiction:  Cibola National Forest, NM State Forestry, Southern Pueblo Agency/BIA, BLM Location:  6 miles NW of Tajique, NM Vegetation:  Heavy fuels, dead and […]

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Dog Head Fire Daily 9:30pm Update

MORE RAIN PREDICTED OVER THE FIRE TONIGHT DOG HEAD FIRE UPDATE – 6/23/2016, 8:00 P.M.     Acres: 17,912                                                                                     Containment: 83% Cause: Human – under investigation                                                  Start Date:  June 14, 2016 Jurisdiction:  Cibola National Forest, NM State Forestry, Southern Pueblo Agency/BIA, BLM Location:  6 miles NW of Tajique, NM Vegetation:  Heavy fuels, dead and […]

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Dog Head Fire Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning for Torrance County, NM From 5:49pm MDT, Thu Jun 23 until 7:45pm MDT, Thu Jun 23 Issuing Office: Albuquerque Source: The National Weather Service 5:49pm MDT, Thu Jun 23 FLASH FLOOD WARNING FROM 5:49PM MDT THU UNTIL 7:45PM MDT THU THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD […]

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Dog Head Fire Daily 9:30am Update

MORE RAIN PREDICTED OVER THE FIRE TODAY DOG HEAD FIRE UPDATE – 6/23/2016, 8:00 A.M.     Acres: 17,912                                                                                     Containment: 68% Cause: Human – under investigation                                                  Start Date:  June 14, 2016 Jurisdiction:  Cibola National Forest, NM State Forestry, Southern Pueblo Agency/BIA, BLM Location:  6 miles NW of Tajique, NM Vegetation:  Heavy fuels, dead and […]

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Dog Head Fire Smoke Report June 22nd

Projected Smoke Impacts: New Mexico Forecast valid for 5 pm, Wednesday, June 22 to 5 pm Thursday June 23rd. Cedar Fire (Arizona): Smoke is expected to be transported northeast of the fire this afternoon and then shift east tonight and then southeast tomorrow.  Impacts are expected from the Reserve area and south overnight and extending […]

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Dog Head Fire Daily 9:30pm Update

Containment Jumps to 61 Percent DOG HEAD FIRE UPDATE – 6/21/2016, 9:00 P.M.     Acres: 17,912                                                                                     Containment: 61% Cause: Human – under investigation                                                  Start Date:  June 14, 2016 Jurisdiction:  Cibola National Forest, NM State Forestry, Southern Pueblo Agency/BIA, BLM Location:  6 miles NW of Tajique, NM Vegetation:  Heavy fuels, dead and down timber, […]

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Dog Head Fire Potential Smoke Impacts June 21st

Projected Smoke Impacts: Dog Head and North Fire Forecast valid for 5 pm, Tuesday, June 21 to 5 pm Wednesday June 22st. With light and variable winds and fire activity in Arizona, a general haziness can be seen in New Mexico. Dog Head Fire: Significant smoke production is not expected today. Any smoke produced would […]

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Dog Head Fire Daily 9:30am Update

Low to Moderate Fire Behavior Expected Today DOG HEAD FIRE UPDATE – 6/21/2016, 9:30 A.M.     Acres: 17,891 based on more accurate GPS mapping                     Containment: 46% Cause: Human caused, under investigation                                      Start Date:  June 14, 2016 Jurisdiction:  Cibola National Forest, NM State Forestry, Southern Pueblo Agency/BIA, BLM Location:  6 miles NW of […]

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Dog Head Fire Daily 9:30pm Update

Firefighters Increase Containment to 46 Percent DOG HEAD FIRE UPDATE – 6/20/2016, 9:30 P.M.     Acres: 17,891                                                                                     Containment: 46% Cause: Human – under investigation                                                  Start Date:  June 14, 2016 Jurisdiction:  Cibola National Forest, NM State Forestry, Southern Pueblo Agency/BIA, BLM Location:  6 miles NW of Tajique, NM Vegetation:  Heavy fuels, […]

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Updated 6/20 Dog Head Fire Community Meeting

  ***Location Change For Tonight’s Meeting*** UPDATE: This evening’s Public meeting will now be held at: 7:00 PM – Moriarty Civic Center 202 South Broadway Moriarty, NM  

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