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Cemetery Fire – Valencia County – June 13, 2021

The Cemetery Fire located on along the Rio Grande bosque south of Belen in Valencia County is 20% contained. The fire is estimated at 319 acres and there are no evacuations at this time. Resources with the Forestry Division, Valencia County, Sandoval County, and the City of Rio Rancho are working to suppress the fire. […]

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Eicks Fire Update – Hidalgo County – May 28, 2021

The Eicks Fire in Hidalgo County is 75% contained and estimated at 875 acres. The fire is burning on private land in very rugged terrain along the Continental Divide. No structures are threatened. Firefighters will continue to mop up hot spots and secure containment lines. Resources include state and federal crews with the New Mexico […]

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Eicks Fire Update – Hidalgo County – May 26, 2021

The Eicks Fire, located on private land in the Animas Mountains of Hidalgo County, is currently estimated at 720 acres and 0% contained. The fire is burning in very rugged, rocky terrain along the Continental Divide. No structures are threatened. Firefighters are working to fully suppress this fire on the ground and from the air. […]

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Sandoval County to Implement Burn Ban on May 24, 2021

A Sandoval County-wide burn ban will be implemented on May 24th 2021 and will continue until rescinded (USE OF GAS BBQ GRILLS AND STOVES WILL STILL BE ALLOWED) Click here for a for a burn permit. FIREWORKS: It is hereby provided that safe and sane fireworks shall be permitted within the county. This shall mean and […]

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Los Alamos County to Enter Into Stage 1 Fire Restrictions May 24, 2021

Los Alamos, New Mexico— Los Alamos Fire Department’s Fire Marshal Wendy Servey announced today that she is enacting Stage 1 Fire Restrictions for Los Alamos County, effective Monday, May 24, 2021. Servey said the decision was made in partnership with LAFD’s Wildland Division today after reviewing the potential threat of wildfire. “Seasonal fire restrictions are […]

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Salt Creek Fire – BIA-Navajo Region – May 3, 2021

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Navajo RegionWildland Fire & Aviation Management Wildfire Morning Update  May 03, 2021  Salt Creek Fire updated size at 422 acres and remains at 50% containment  Fire Activity: Late yesterday, the fire perimeter was remapped at 422 acres. Today, crews will be continuing to secure the fire perimeter and other resources will […]

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Paradise Loop Fire – Torrance County -April 26, 2021

The Paradise Loop Fire, located in Edgewood off Highway 66 in Torrance County, is 85% contained and remains estimated at 52 acres. Today firefighters will continue to work toward full containment in preparation for strong winds forecast for the area. No structures are threatened. This will be the final update for this fire unless there are […]

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Peterson Fire – San Miguel County – April 26, 2021

The Peterson Fire, located northwest of Las Vegas in San Miguel County, is now 80% contained. The fire remains estimated at 30 acres. Today firefighters will continue to secure containment lines and mop up hot spots in preparation for strong winds forecast for the area. No structures are threatened. The cause remains under investigation. This will be […]

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Peterson Fire – San Miguel County – April 25, 2021

The Peterson Fire located northwest of Las Vegas in San Miguel County is 70% contained. The fire remains estimated at 30 acres. Structures are no longer threatened and there are no evacuations. Today firefighters will continue to work toward full containment and mop up hot spots. The cause remains under investigation. Smoke may be seen from the […]

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Paradise Loop Fire – Torrance County -April 25, 2021.

The Paradise Loop Fire in Edgewood is 65% contained and estimated at 52 acres. Structures are no longer threatened, and evacuations have been lifted. Firefighters worked through the night to secure containment lines in preparation for the high winds forecast for today and Monday. Crews will continue to mop up hot spots throughout the day.  […]

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Paterson Fire Evening Update – San Miguel County – April 24, 2021

The Peterson Fire burning northwest of Las Vegas off Highway 65 near the Peterson Reservoir in San Miguel County, is now 50% contained. The fire remains estimated at 30 acres, and structures are no longer threatened. Firefighters will continue to secure containment lines and mop-up spot fires this evening in preparation for high winds Sunday and Monday. Approximately […]

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Paradise Loop Fire Evening Update – Torrance County – April 24, 2021

The Paradise Loop Fire located off Highway 66 and Vigil Road in Torrance County is now 30% contained. The fire remains estimated at 40 acres. An unknown number of residents were evacuated along Vigil Road by local law enforcement. Multiple structures remain threatened and three outbuildings have burned. Resources will be working to contain this fire throughout the […]

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Paradise Loop Fire – Torrance County – April 24, 2021

The Paradise Loop Fire is a new wildfire located west of Moriarty and southeast of Edgewood off Highway 66 and Vigil Road in Torrance County. The fire is estimated at 40 acres and 20% contained. Multiple structures are threatened, and local law enforcement has evacuated residents along Vigil Road. Resources from Torrance County, Santa Fe County, […]

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Peterson Fire – San Miguel County – April 24, 2021

The Peterson Fire burning 5 miles northwest of Las Vegas in San Miguel County is currently 10% contained and estimated at 30 acres. All fire lines held overnight. Students and staff who self-evacuated from United World College on Friday (04/23) are returning to campus today. Structures remain threatened in the area, but there are no mandatory evacuation orders […]

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Peterson Fire Evening Update – San Miguel County – April 23, 2021

The Peterson Fire, located five miles northwest of Las Vegas, NM, in San Miguel County, remains estimated at 20 acres as of 8:00 p.m. April 23, 2021. The containment percentage is pending as management transitions from an initial attack to a Forestry Division Incident Commander. Today, firefighters stopped multiple spot fires along Highway 65 with […]

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Peterson Fire – San Miguel County – April 23, 2021

The Peterson Fire is a new wildfire located five miles northwest of Las Vegas, NM in San Miguel County. The fire is estimated at 20 acres and burning on both sides of Highway 65 near the Peterson Reservoir. Structures are threatened. The United World College and nearby residents are evacuating as a precaution. The fire is actively […]

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Rio Fire – Rio Arriba County – April 12, 2021

The Rio Fire, located in the community of Abiquiu in Rio Arriba County is now 80% contained. Today resources will continue to mop up and secure the perimeter of the fire. No structures are threatened and there are no evacuations. The fire was reported around 2:00 p.m. April 10th and burned on both sides of the Rio Chama River. […]

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140 Fire – Rio Arriba County – April 12, 2021

The 140 Fire, located in the community of Abiquiu in Rio Arriba County, is currently 60% contained. Today resources will continue to mop up and secure the perimeter of the fire. No structures are threatened and there are no evacuations. The fire was reported around 2:00 p.m. April 10th and burned on both sides of the Rio Chama River. This […]

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140 Fire – Rio Arriba County – April 11, 2021

The 140 Fire, located in the community of Abiquiu in Rio Arriba County, is now 30% contained. Today resources from the Forestry Division and Rio Arriba County will continue to secure the perimeter of the fire and mop up hot spots. No structures are threatened at this time and evacuations were lifted by the Rio Arriba County […]

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Rio Fire – Rio Arriba County – April 11, 2021

The Rio Fire, located in the community of Abiquiu in Rio Arriba County is now 50% contained. Today resources from the Forestry Division and Rio Arriba County will continue to secure the perimeter of the fire and mop up hot spots. No structures are threatened at this time and there are no evacuations. The fire was reported around 2:00 […]

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