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FINAL UPDATE for WATER FIRE

FINAL UPDATE for Water Fire, May 2nd – 10:00 AM This will be the FINAL UPDATE for the WATER FIRE unless there is something significant to report. Jurisdiction:  USFS, Gila National Forest Date/Time detected:  April 28, 2022 at 2:30 PM Point of Origin Location:  T16S, R11W, NENE Section 10 General location:  3 miles east of […]

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New Fire Start -Turkey Fire, Gila NF

TURKEY FIRE UPDATE Sunday, May 1, 2022 – 7:00 p.m. NEW START:  Turkey Fire Location of Origin:  In close proximity to Bursum Road,18 miles southeast of Reserve, NM and 10 miles north of Snow Lake, on the Gila National Forest, Reserve Ranger District Start date:  May 1, 2022 – 2:50 p.m. MST Current Size: 450 […]

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Water Fire Update, May 1st – 11:00 AM

Water Fire Update, May 1st – 11:00 AM Jurisdiction:  USFS, Gila National Forest Date/Time detected:  April 28, 2022 at 2:30 PM Point of Origin Location:  T16S, R11W, NENE Section 10 General location:  3 miles east of the Wilderness Ranger Station and 6 miles north of Mimbres, NM Cause:  Under investigation Current size:  765 acres Containment: […]

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Water Fire Update, April 30th, 11:30 AM

Water Fire Update, April 30th – 11:30 AM Jurisdiction:  USFS, Gila National Forest Date/Time detected:  April 28, 2022 at 2:30 PM Point of Origin Location:  T16S, R11W, NENE Section 10 General location:  3 miles east of the Wilderness Ranger Station and 6 miles north of Mimbres, NM Cause:  Under investigation Current size:  765 acres Containment: […]

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Water Fire Update, Gila NF, April 29th, 8 PM

Water Fire Update, April 29, 2022 – 8 PM Jurisdiction:  USFS, Gila National Forest Date/Time detected:  April 28, 2022 at 2:30 PM Point of Origin Location:  T16S, R11W, NENE Section 10 General location:  3 miles east of the Mimbres Ranger Station and 6 miles north of Mimbres, NM Cause:  Under investigation Current size:  760 acres […]

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NEW: Water Fire Update, Gila NF, April 29, 2022, 4 PM

Water Fire Update, April 29, 2022 – 4 PM Jurisdiction:  USFS, Gila National Forest Date/Time detected:  April 28, 2022 at 2:30 PM Point of Origin Location:  T16S, R11W, NENE Section 10 General location:  3 miles east of the Mimbres Ranger Station Cause:  Under investigation Current size:  700 acres Containment:  0% Fuels:  Piñon juniper and grass […]

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FINAL UPDATE for Uvas Fire – Evening of June 12th

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020   Cause:  Lightning  Vegetation:  Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size: 1,135 acres (increase of 5 acres from previous reports is due to more accurate mapping) […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 12th Morning Update

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020   Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size: 1,135 acres (increase of 5 acres from previous reports is due to more accurate mapping) […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 11th Evening Update

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020  Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size: 1,135 acres (increase of 5 acres from previous reports is due to more accurate mapping) […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 11th Morning Update

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020   Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size: 1,135 acres (increase of 5 acres from previous reports is due to more accurate mapping) […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 10th Evening Update

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020   Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size: 1,135 acres (increase of 5 acres from previous reports is due to more accurate mapping) […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 10th Morning Update

Location: Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected: June 6, 2020   Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size: Estimated 1,130 acres Percent contained: 30% Summary: The Uvas Fire was started by lightning from […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 9th Evening Update

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020  Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size:  Estimated 1,130 acres Percent contained:  30% Summary: The Uvas Fire was started by lightning from […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 9th Morning Update

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020  Cause: Lightning  Vegetation: Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size:  Estimated 831 acres Percent contained:  20% Summary:  The Uvas Fire was started by lightning from […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 8th Evening Update

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020  Cause: Lightning  Vegetation: Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size:  Estimated 831 acres Percent contained:  20% Summary:  The Uvas Fire was started by lightning from […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 8th Morning Update

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Detected:  June 6, 2020  Cause:  Lightning  Vegetation:  Grass, brush and Pinon Juniper Current size:   Estimated 628 acres Percent contained:  10% Summary:  The Uvas Fire was started by lightning from […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire Update, June 7, 8:00 pm

Uvas Fire Update – June 7, 2020 – 8:00 pm Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 10 miles SSW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected: June 6, 2020 at 3:41 pm Current size:  Estimated 628 acres Percent contained: 10% Cause: Lightning Vegetation: […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire Update, June 7, 1:00 pm

Uvas Fire Update – June 7, 2020 – 1:00 pm Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 10 miles SSW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020 at 3:41 pm Current size:   Estimated at 75 – 100 acres Percent contained:  0% […]

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BLM’s Centennial Prescribed Burn – FINAL UPDATE 3/7/19 5:30 PM – Firefighters SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED ignitions – the area will be monitored over the next few days

BLM Las Cruces District News Release:  Centennial Prescribed Burn planned in Otero County LAS CRUCES, N.M. – On March 7, 2018, the Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with Holloman Air Force Base, is planning a prescribed burn in southern New Mexico.  Personnel will concentrate their efforts on burning the Centennial Bombing Range, located on McGregor Range.  Centennial […]

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BLM’s Centennial Prescribed Burn – UPDATE 3/7/19 11:00 AM – Conditions on site are favorable, test fire successful – Firefighters are proceeding with ignitions

The Centennial Prescribed Burn is scheduled for ignition operations TODAY, March 7th, if all conditions are favorable and within the parameters outlined in the Burn Plan.  Firefighters are on site and will conduct the Test Fire.  They will observe the fire behavior under the current (day of burn) weather and fuel conditions.  If the test […]

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