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Lincoln National Forest -Sacramento Ranger District- Final Middle Fire Update: Sept 9, 2019

Incident Name – Middle Fire Jurisdiction: Sacramento Ranger District, Lincoln National Forest Size: 785 Acres Cause: Lightning Date Detected: August 31, 2019 (Date Located: Sept 3, 2019) Location: 8 miles southeast of Weed, NM between the towns of Weed and Duncan. Lat/Long: Example: 32°46’12.25″N 105°21’41.41W Legal Description: T18S, R15E, SESW Sec 1 Firefighting Resources: 1 engine and […]

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Lincoln National Forest -Sacramento Ranger District- Middle Fire Update: Sept 5, 2019

Incident Name – Middle Fire Jurisdiction: Sacramento Ranger District, Lincoln National Forest Size: 20 Acres Cause: Lightning Date Detected: August 31, 2019 Location: 8 miles southeast of Weed, NM between the towns of Weed and Duncan. Lat/Long: Example: 32°46’12.25″N 105°21’41.41W Legal Description: T18S, R15E, SESW Sec 1 Firefighting Resources: 4 engine crews Fuel Type:  Ponderosa pine, Grass […]

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Lincoln National Forest -Sacramento Ranger District- New Fire Start: Middle Fire

Incident Name – Middle Fire Jurisdiction: Sacramento Ranger District, Lincoln National Forest Size: .10 Cause: Lightning Date Detected: August 31, 2019 Location: 8 miles southeast of Weed, NM between the towns of Weed and Duncan. Lat/Long: Example: 32°46’12.25″N 105°21’41.41W Legal Description: T18S, R15E, SESW Sec 1 Firefighting Resources: 4 engine crews Fuel Type:  Ponderosa pine, Grass understory […]

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Lincoln National Forest- Guadalupe Ranger District- Rawhide Fire 8/23/2019

Incident Name – Rawhide Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Guadalupe Ranger District Size:  9214 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 8/23/2019: Smoke was visible the past two days on the Rawhide Fire as it […]

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Lincoln National Forest- Smokey Bear Ranger District- Two New Fires Contained Yesterday

Two fires were located yesterday on the Smokey Bear Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest. Crews responded to the Rodeo and Robinhood Fire, which were both started by lightning. Each fire was 0.2 of an acre. The Rodeo Fire was 100% contained at 4:18 pm on August 20, 2019. The Robinhood Fire was 100% […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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