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Gila National Forest Moves to Very High Fire Danger

Gila National Forest moves to VERY HIGH Fire Danger Silver City, NM. June 15, 2021.  Continued high temperatures and winds are increasing fire danger on the Gila National Forest.  In addition, fire crews and forest visitors have been reporting an increase in abandoned campfires in and around the Gila National Forest.  This has prompted the […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 15, 2021

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/   Fire Phone 575-519-0103 JOHNSON FIRE Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 11 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM Start Date: May 20, 2021                                                       Size: ~ 73,069                                         Cause:  […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 14, 2021

Monday, June 14, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/   Fire Phone 575-519-0103 JOHNSON FIRE Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 11 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM Start Date: May 20, 2021                                                       Size: ~ 65, 289                                         […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 13, 2021

Sunday, June 13, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/   Fire Phone 575-519-0103 JOHNSON FIRE Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 11 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM Start Date: May 20, 2021                                                       Size: ~ 63,551                                         Cause:  […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 12, 2021

Saturday, June 12, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/   Fire Phone 575-519-0103 JOHNSON FIRE Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 11 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM Start Date: May 20, 2021                                                       Size: ~ 54,203                                         Cause:  […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 11, 2021

Friday, June 11, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/   Fire Phone 575-519-0103 JOHNSON FIRE Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 11 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM Start Date: May 20, 2021                                       Size: ~ 50,384                                         Cause:  Lightning    […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 10, 2021

Thursday, June 10, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/   Fire Phone 575-519-0103 JOHNSON FIRE Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 11 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM Start Date: May 20, 2021                                                    Size: ~ 46,790                                        Cause:  […]

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Gila NF: Drummond Fire Update, June 10, 2021

Date: June 10, 2021 Announcement: Unless significant fire activity increases on the Drummond Fire, news releases will occur only as changes develop during the next week. Location:  The Drummond Fire is one mile south of Emory Pass on the Gila National Forest, Black Range Ranger District, Sierra County, NM Start Date:  May 19, 2021                Size: […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 9, 2021

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/   Fire Phone 575-519-0103 JOHNSON FIRE Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 11 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM Start Date: May 20, 2021                                                    Size: ~ 45,551                                        Cause:  […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 8, 2021

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/   Fire Phone 575-519-0103 JOHNSON FIRE Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 11 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM Start Date: May 20, 2021                                                    Size: ~ 43,792                                        Cause:  […]

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Gila NF: Drummond Fire Update for June 8, 2021

Announcement: A public meeting for local residents will be held at the Black Range Lodge Amphitheater today, Tuesday June 8th, at 6:00 p.m. The Lodge is located at 50 Main Street, Kingston, NM. Please note the fire information contact phone number has changed. The new number is provided above. Location:  The Drummond Fire is one […]

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Gila NF: Drummond & Trujillo Fires-Update for June 7, 2021

Date: June 7, 2021 Announcement:  A Public Meeting is scheduled for 6 PM on Tuesday, June 8, at the Black Range Lodge, 50 N Main Street, Kingston, NM.   Location:  The Drummond Fire is one mile south of Emory Pass and the Trujillo Fire is one mile south of the Drummond Fire on the Gila […]

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Gila NF: Forest Order for Johnson Fire Temporary Area Closures

Silver City, NM. June 7, 2021.  The Gila National Forest has issued Forest Order 03-06-05-21-016 Johnson Fire Temporary Area Closure as of June 7, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. and will remain in effect until December 31, 2021 or until rescinded, whichever comes first. The description of the closure area is as follows: From the Little […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 6, 2021

Sunday, June 6, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/   Fire Phone 575-519-0103 JOHNSON FIRE Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 11 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM Start Date: May 20, 2021                                                    Size: ~ 41,209                                        […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 5, 2021

Saturday, June 5, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/   Fire Phone 575-519-0103 JOHNSON FIRE Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 11 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM Start Date: May 20, 2021                                                    Size: ~ 38,300                                        […]

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Gila NF: Drummond & Trujillo Fires – Update for June 5, 2021

Date: June 5, 2021 Announcement:  A Public Meeting is scheduled for 6 PM on Tuesday, June 8, at the Black Range Lodge, 50 N Main Street, Kingston, NM.   Location:  The Drummond Fire is one mile south of Emory Pass and the Trujillo Fire is one mile south of the Drummond Fire on the Gila […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 4, 2021

Friday, June 4, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/   Fire Phone 575-519-0103 JOHNSON FIRE Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 11 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM Start Date: May 20, 2021                                                  Size: ~ 38,225                                       Cause:  […]

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Gila NF: Drummond & Trujillo Fires Update for June 4, 2021

Date: June 4, 2021 Announcement:  NM State Highway 152 is back open. Location:  The Drummond Fire is one mile south of Emory Pass and the Trujillo Fire is one mile south of the Drummond Fire on the Gila National Forest, Black Range Ranger District, Sierra County, NM Start Date:  May 19, 2021                Size:  Approximately 501 […]

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Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument Temporarily Closed for Public Health and Safety and Johnson Fire Operations

Mimbres, NM, June 3, 2021—The Johnson Fire on the Gila National Forest is burning within the boundaries of the Gila Wilderness. The National Park Service is closing the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument (Cliff Dwellings) effective 8:00 a.m. Saturday, June 5, 2021 and shall remain in effect until rescinded.  The Cliff Dwellings are being closed […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 3, 2021

Thursday, June 3, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/   Fire Phone 575-519-0103 JOHNSON FIRE Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 11 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM Start Date: May 20, 2021                                                  Size: ~ 38,225                                       Cause:  […]

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