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Fire Update – Gila National Forest – Good Fire – July 4, 2020

Location: 1 1/2 miles Southwest of Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument                   Start Date:  June 28, 2020                  Cause:  Lightning     Size:  ~17,58862 acres Vegetation:   Timber, Tall Grass, Brush                                  Containment: 60% Strategy/Summary: This lightning-caused fire is burning on National Forest System lands in the Gila Wilderness. Fire crews have successful stopped the forward spread of the northeast section of […]

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Gila National Forest – Fire Update – Cub Fire – July 4, 2020

Location:  Approximately 1-mile northeast of Cub Mountain, near the West Fork of the Gila River, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest.        Start Date:  June 28, 2020                  Cause:  Lightning        Size:  ~2,232 acres Vegetation:  grass, brush, and multiple snags Strategy/Summary: The Cub Fire is burning on National Forest System lands on the Wilderness Ranger District, Gila […]

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Gila National Forest – Fire Update – Tadpole Fire – July 4, 2020

Location:  5 miles north of Pinos Altos, NM                       Size:  ~ 11,159 acres Start Date:  June 06, 2020                                                  Cause:  Lightning            Vegetation:  Trees and Brush                                                     Containment: 70% Strategy/Summary:   The Tadpole Fire has not advanced in the last few days. Interior smokes are being monitored by fire crews. Crews continue to monitor fire lines and […]

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Gila National Forest – Fire Update – Cub Fire – July 1, 2020

Location: Approximately 1-mile northeast of Cub Mountain, near the West Fork of the Gila River, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest.Start Date: June 28, 2020 Cause: Lightning Size: ~535 acresVegetation: grass, brush, and multiple snags Strategy/Summary: The Cub Fire is burning on National Forest System lands on the Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest. The […]

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Gila National Forest – Fire Update – Tadpole Fire July 1, 2020

Location:  5 miles north of Pinos Altos, NM Start Date:  June 06, 2020            Cause:  Lightning             Size:  ~ 11,159 acres Vegetation:  Trees and Brush                                             Containment: 70% Strategy/Summary: The southern end of the Tadpole Fire remains active with smoldering fire behavior. Fire crews are working in close coordination with a helicopter equipped with a bucket of […]

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Gila National Forest – Fire Update – Good Fire July 1, 2020

Location: 1 1/2 miles Southwest of Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument                                           Start Date:  June 28, 2020               Cause:  Lightning             Size: ~17,200acres Vegetation:   Timber, Tall Grass, Brush                                              Containment: 53% Strategy/Summary: This lightning-caused fire is burning on National Forest System lands in the Gila Wilderness. Fire crews are successfully working in coordination with a helicopter to construct hand line […]

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Gila National Forest – Fire Update Cub Fire July 1, 2020

Location:  Approximately 1-mile northeast of Cub Mountain, near the West Fork of the Gila River, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest.        Start Date:  June 28, 2020                          Cause:  Lightning             Size:  ~535 acres Vegetation:  grass, brush, and multiple snags Strategy/Summary: The Cub Fire is burning on National Forest System lands on the Wilderness Ranger District, Gila […]

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Gila National Forest – New Fire – Cub Fire – June 28, 2020

Cub Fire Update Silver City, NM, June 28, 2020 Start Date: 6/28 Cause: Lightning Size: Approx. 15 acres Strategy:  Full suppression- utilizing confine/contain tactics Location:  Wilderness District, Gila Wilderness, Approx. 1 mile NE of Cub Mountain, west fork of the Gila River Fuels:  Burning in grass, brush, and multiple snags- within Whitewater-Baldy fire scar Summary: […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Tadpole Fire for June 28, 2020

TADPOLE FIRE Location:  12 miles north of Silver City             Start Date: June 6, 2020                        Cause:  Lightning                                             Total Personnel: 52                 Containment:  50%                                         Size:  11,159 acres       Vegetation:  Timber with grass understory, brush, and chaparral Incident Commander:  Robbie Gallardo ICT3 SUMMARY:  The Tadpole Fire, was ignited by lightning and reported on June 6. The […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Tadpole Fire for June 27, 2020

Location:  12 miles north of Silver City             Start Date: June 6, 2020                     Containment:  50%                                         Size:  11,146 acres       Cause:  Lightning                                             Total Personnel: 88                 Vegetation:  Timber with grass understory, brush, and chaparral Incident Commander:  Marcus Cornwell, ICT3 SUMMARY:  The Tadpole Fire, was ignited by lightning and reported on June 6. The fire increased […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Good Fire for June 26, 2020

Location: between Blood Canyon and Brushy Mountain, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National ForestStart Date: June 6, 2020 Size: ~ 14,100 acres Cause: LightningVegetation: Pinyon Juniper Containment: 39%Current Information: This lightning-caused fire is burning on National Forest System lands in the Gila Wilderness. Wind and heat have caused the fire to grow. There is minimal fire […]

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