Archive by Author

Lincoln National Forest- Guadalupe Ranger District- Rawhide Fire 8/19/2019

Incident Name – Rawhide Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Guadalupe Ranger District Size:  8,004 Acres Cause: Lightning Date/Time Detected: Aug 8, 2019, 10:00 pm Location: 5 miles NW of Sitting Bull Falls near Rawhide Canyon. Values at Risk: None. Fire Update 8/19/2019: The Rawhide Fire was active over the weekend as crews conducted aerial and […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest- Guadalupe Ranger District- Rawhide Fire 8/16/2019

Incident Name – Rawhide Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Guadalupe Ranger District Size:  2,305 Acres Cause: Lightning Date/Time Detected: Aug 8, 2019, 10:00 pm Location: 5 miles NW of Sitting Bull Falls near Rawhide Canyon. Values at Risk: None. Firefighting Resources: 2 Engines, 1 Wildland Fire module. Total Personnel: 38 Fire Update 8/16/2019: Fire activity […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest- Guadalupe Ranger District- Rawhide Fire 8/13/2019

Incident Name – Rawhide Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Guadalupe Ranger District Size:  800 Acres Cause: Lightning Date/Time Detected: Aug 8, 2019, 10:00 pm Location: 5 miles NW of Sitting Bull Falls near Rawhide Canyon. Values at Risk: None. Firefighting Resources: 2 Engines, 1 Wildland Fire module. 30 total personnel. Fire Update 8/13/2019: Fire behavior […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest- Guadalupe Ranger District- Rawhide Fire 8/12/2019

Incident Name – Rawhide Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Guadalupe Ranger District Size:  250 Acres Cause: Lightning Date/Time Detected: Aug 8, 2019, 10:00 pm Location: 5 miles NW of Sitting Bull Falls near Rawhide Canyon. Values at Risk: None. Firefighting Resources: 2 Engines, 20 total personnel. Fire Update 8/12/2019: The lightning-caused Rawhide Fire on the […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest- Guadalupe Ranger District- Rawhide Fire 8/9/2019

Incident Name – Rawhide Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Guadalupe Ranger District Size:  4 Acres Cause: Lightning Date/Time Detected: Aug 9, 2019, 11:20 am Location: 5 miles NW of Sitting Bull Falls near Rawhide Canyon. Firefighting Resources: 1 Engine and additional fire personnel. Fire Update: The Rawhide Fire started August 9, 2019, on the Guadalupe Ranger […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest -Guadalupe Ranger District-Rawhide Fire

Incident Name – Rawhide Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Guadalupe Ranger District Size: 1 Acre Cause: Lightning Date/Time Detected: Aug 9, 2019, 11:20 am Location: 5 miles NW of Sitting Bull Falls near Rawhide Canyon. Firefighting Resources: 1 Engine and additional fire personnel. Fire Update: Crews are responding to a one-acre fire 5 miles northwest of […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest -Sacramento Ranger District-Hay Fire

Incident Name – Hay Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District Size: 0.10 Acre Cause: Unknown Date/Time Detected: Aug 3, 2019, 2:30 pm Location:  Near Hay Canyon, South of Sacramento NM. Firefighting Resources: 3 Engines Fire Update: Crews responded yesterday to a smoke report near Hay Canyon, South of Sacramento, NM on the Sacramento […]

Continue reading

Pine Lodge Fire Final Update July 7, 2019

This will be the last update for the Pine Lodge Fire unless there is a significant change. Detected: June 19, 2019, approximately 2:00 p.m. Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Containment: 52% Fuel Type: Grass and Pinon/Juniper, Mixed Conifer Current Size: Approximately 15,044 Acres Location: Off Highway 246 between Roswell and Capitan Between Boy Scout Mountain and […]

Continue reading

Pine Lodge Fire Update July 5, 2019

Detected: June 19, 2019, approximately 2:00 p.m. Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Containment: 52% Fuel Type: Grass and Pinon/Juniper, Mixed Conifer Current Size: Approximately 15,044 Acres Location: Off Highway 246 between Roswell and Capitan Between Boy Scout Mountain and Seven Cabins Road and up into the Capitan Mountain Wilderness Area. Summary: The Pecos Type-3 Team transferred […]

Continue reading

Lone Mountain Fire Update: July 4, 2019

Incident Start Date: May 26, 2019               Cause: Lightning        Size: 3,631 acres Incident Type: Wildfire          Vegetation Type: Pinyon-Juniper, Grass & Ponderosa Pine Fire Strategy: Containment               Percent Complete: 90% Carrizozo, Ruidoso, Alamogordo NM. 7/04/2019 — The Lone Mountain Fire has been turned over to an engine crew from Lincoln National Forest and they will monitor and […]

Continue reading

Pine Lodge Fire Update July 4, 2019

Detected: June 19, 2019, approximately 2:00 p.m. Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Containment: 48% Fuel Type: Grass and Pinon/Juniper, Mixed Conifer Current Size: Approximately 14,783 Acres Location: Off Highway 246 between Roswell and Capitan Between Boy Scout Mountain and Seven Cabins Road Summary: Thunderstorms, accompanied by rain fell across the fire area and Tuesday evening through […]

Continue reading

Pine Lodge Fire Update July 3,2019

The Pine Lodge Fire reached Capitan and Sunset Peaks yesterday. The fire is visible on the south side of the Capitan Mountain Range and from Hwy 380 and Hwy 70. Low to moderate fire behavior will continue due to outflow winds from thunderstorms, but, due to higher humidity and lack of fuel, minimal fire growth […]

Continue reading

Lone Mountain Fire Update: July 3, 2019

Incident Start Date: May 26, 2019               Cause: Lightning        Size: 3,631 acres Incident Type: Wildfire          Vegetation Type: Pinyon-Juniper, Grass & Ponderosa Pine Fire Strategy: Containment               Percent Complete: 90% Carrizozo, Ruidoso, Alamogordo NM. 7/03/2019 — Firefighters have completed their planned ignitions within the footprint of the Lone Mountain Fire and are stepping back to patrol and […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest- Sacramento Ranger District- Telephone Fire Update

This will be the last post on the Telephone Fire, unless there is a significant change in fire activity. Incident Name – Telephone Fire Jurisdiction: Sacramento Ranger District Size: 0.25 Cause: Lightning Date/Time Detected: July 1, 2019, 3:40pm Location: Near Upper Rio Penasco Rd and Telephone Canyon. 13 miles from Cloudcroft, NM Lat/Long: Example: 32°48’58.79″N 105°45’44.27″W […]

Continue reading

Lone Mountain Fire Update: July 2, 2019

Incident Start Date: May 26, 2019               Cause: Lightning        Size: 3,224 acres Incident Type: Wildfire          Vegetation Type: Pinyon-Juniper, Grass & Ponderosa Pine Fire Strategy: Containment               Percent Contained: 80% Carrizozo, Ruidoso, Alamogordo NM. 7/02/2019 — Crew members blackened 650 acres within the footprint of the Lone Mountain Fire as they move toward completing work to help […]

Continue reading

Pine Lodge Fire Update July 2, 2019

Incident Name – Pine Lodge Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 14,043 acres Containment: 47% Containment Strategy: Full Suppression Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Date/Time Detected: Thursday, June 19, 2019, at approximately 2:00 p.m. General Location: Off Highway 246 about 4 miles up Forest Service Road 130 near the Capitan Mountain Wilderness. […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest- Sacramento Ranger District- Telephone Fire

Incident Name – Telephone Fire Jurisdiction: Sacramento Ranger District Size: 0.23 Cause: Lightning Date/Time Detected: July 1, 2019, 3:40pm Location: Near Upper Rio Penasco Rd and Telephone Canyon. 13 miles from Cloudcroft, NM Lat/Long: Example: 32°48’58.79″N 105°45’44.27″W Legal Description: T17S, R12E, SWNW Sec 19 Firefighting Resources: 2 engines and 1 hotshot crew Fuel Type: Mixed Conifer […]

Continue reading

Pine Lodge Fire Update July 1, 2019

Incident Name – Pine Lodge Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 14,043 acres Containment: 46% Containment Strategy: Full Suppression Cause: Unknown Under Investigation Date/Time Detected: Thursday, June 19, 2019, at approximately 2:00 p.m. General Location: Off Highway 246 about 4 miles up Forest Service Road 130 near the Capitan Mountain Wilderness. Lat/Long: […]

Continue reading

Lone Mountain Fire Update: July 1, 2019

Incident Start Date: May 26, 2019               Cause: Lightning        Size: 2,536 acres Incident Type: Wildfire          Vegetation Type: Pinyon-Juniper, Grass & Ponderosa Pine Fire Strategy: Containment               Percent Contained: 30%   Carrizozo, Ruidoso, Alamogordo NM. 7/01/2019 — Crews have completed work to blackline the perimeter of the Lone Mountain Fire – a lightning-ignited fire 14 miles northeast […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest- Smokey Bear Ranger District- Lone Mountain Fire Update June 30, 2019

Incident Name: Lone Mountain Fire Incident Start Date: May 26, 2019                      Cause: Lightning Size: 1,936 acres Incident Type: Wildfire      Vegetation Type: Pinyon-Juniper, Grass & Ponderosa Pine Fire Strategy: Containment Containment: 30% Fire Map: LoneMountain_PIO_11x17_20190629_1908   Fire Update: 6/30/2019 — Crews completed back burning the east side of the fire perimeter today and began interior […]

Continue reading