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Black Fire Daily Update – June 13, 2022

Red Flag Winds and Transfer of Command Acres: 311, 692 acres Containment: 47% Personnel: 1,019 Location: 31 miles NW of Truth or Consequences Start Date: Friday, May 13, 2022 Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Fuels: Timber and tall grass Structures Lost: 5 Road Closure: NM 152 is currently closed, from mileposts 40 (Kingston) to milepost 15 […]

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Black Fire Daily Update – June 12, 2022

Firefighters Continue to Work in Hot, Dry and Windy Conditions Acres: 304,550 Containment: 42% Personnel: 1,009 Location: 31 miles NW of Truth or Consequences Start Date: Friday, May 13, 2022 Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Fuels: Timber and tall grass Structures Lost: 5 Road Closure: NM 152 is currently closed, from mileposts 40 (Kingston) to milepost […]

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Black Fire Daily Update – June 11, 2022

Black Fire Receives Minimal Rain Acres: 304,550 acres Containment: 42% Personnel: 1,009 Location: 31 miles NW of Truth or Consequences Start Date: Friday, May 13, 2022 Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Fuels: Timber and tall grass Structures Lost: 5 Road Closure: NM 152 is currently closed, from mileposts 40 (Kingston) to milepost 15 (San Lorenzo). No […]

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Black Fire Daily Update – June 10, 2022

Black Fire is Officially the Second Largest Wildfire in New Mexico History Acres: 300,336 Containment: 47% Personnel: 947 Location: 31 miles NW of Truth or Consequences Start Date: Friday, May 13, 2022 Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Fuels: Timber and tall grass Structures Lost: 5 Road Closure: NM 152 is currently closed, from mileposts 40 (Kingston) […]

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Black Fire Daily Update – June 9, 2022

Another Heads-Up Day Due to Weather Community Meeting Tonight at 6 pm in Kingston Acres: 298,440 acres Containment: 44% Personnel: 918 Location: 31 miles NW of Truth or Consequences, NM Start Date: Friday, May 13, 2022 Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Fuels: Timber and tall grass Structures Lost: 2 New Road Closures: NM 152 will be […]

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Black Fire Daily Update – June 8, 2022

Weather Changes Expected Next Few Days Community Meeting, Thursday at 6 p.m. in Kingston Acres: 296,895 acres Containment: 45%  Personnel: 905 Location: 31 miles NW of Truth or Consequences Start Date: Friday, May 13, 2022                 Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Fuels: Timber and tall grass                                                                        Structures Lost: 2 New Road Closures: NM Hwy 59 will remain […]

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Black Fire Daily Update – June 7, 2022

Firefighters Continue to Work Around the Clock to Fully Suppress the Black Fire New Road Closures are Listed Below Acres: 292,770 acres Containment: 49%  Personnel: 893 Location: 31 miles NW of Truth or Consequences Start Date: Friday, May 13, 2022                 Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Fuels: Timber and tall grass                                                                        Structures Lost: 2 New Road Closures: […]

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Black Fire Daily Update – June 6, 2022

Containment Increases on the Northeast Side of the Black Fire Community Meeting Tonight at 6 PM Acres: 287,273 acres Containment: 49%  Personnel: 833 Location: 31 miles NW of Truth or Consequences Start Date: Friday, May 13, 2022                 Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Fuels: Timber and tall grass                                                                        Structures Lost: 2 Community Meeting Tonight at 6 p.m. […]

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Black Fire Daily Update – June 5, 2022

Black Fire Produces Huge Smoke Plumes Yesterday due to Heavy Fuels Burning in the Board Gate Saddle Area Acres: 278,188 acres Containment: 27%  Personnel: 883 Location: 31 miles NW of Truth or Consequences Start Date: Friday, May 13, 2022                 Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Fuels: Timber and tall grass                                                                        Structures Lost: 2 To learn about the […]

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Black Fire Daily Update – June 4, 2022

Catron Count Sheriff’s Office Announces Additional Changes to Evacuation Status Acres: 268,218 acres Containment: 29%  Personnel: 800 Location: 31 miles NW of Truth or Consequences Start Date: Friday, May 13, 2022                 Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Fuels: Timber and tall grass                                                                        Structures Lost: 2 Interactive Evacuation Map: A real-time, interactive evacuation map is now available. Catron […]

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Black Fire Daily Update – June 3, 2022

Community Meeting Tonight – Friday, June 3, 2022 at 6 PM at the Black Range Lodge in Kingston, NM Acres: 264,657 acres Containment: 29%  Personnel: 759 Location: 31 miles NW of Truth or Consequences Start Date: Friday, May 13, 2022                 Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Fuels: Timber and tall grass                                                                        Structures Lost: 2 Interactive Evacuation Map: […]

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Black Fire Daily Update – June 2, 2022

Aerial Resources Continue to Support Firefighters Acres: 262,695 acres Location: 31 miles NW of T or C, NM Containment: 26% Personnel: 831 Start Date: Friday, May 13, 2022 Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Fuels: Timber and tall grass Structures Lost: 2 Community meeting Friday, June 3, 2022, 6 p.m. at the Black Range Lodge in Kingston, […]

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Black Fire Daily Update – June 1, 2022

Community Meeting Tonight at the Sapillo Creek Volunteer Fire Station Acres: 254,840 acres Location: 31 miles NW of Truth or Consequences Containment: 25% Personnel: 816 Start Date: Friday, May 13, 2022 Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Fuels: Timber and tall grass Structures Lost: 2 Reminder: Community meeting Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at 6 p.m. at the […]

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Black Fire Daily Update – May 31, 2022

Southwest Area Incident Management Team 3 Assumes Command Acres: 246,648 acres Location: 31 miles NW of Truth or Consequences Containment: 28% Personnel: 759 Start Date: Friday, May 13, 2022 Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Fuels: Timber and tall grass Structures Lost: 2 The Southwest Area Incident Management Team 3 assumed command of the Black fire Tuesday […]

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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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