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Heron Fire – Rio Arriba County – 07/02/18

The Heron Fire, located off of Highway 95 in Los Ojos, NM,  is estimated at 10 acres and 100% contained.  The fire started Thursday (06/28) in the Fort Heron Subdivision.  The cause is under investigation.  This will be the final notification unless there are significant changes. Latitude: 36N41.911  Longitude: W-10637.434 % Contained: 100%  Ownership(s): Private Estimated Acres Burned:  10   Wendy […]

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Morris Creek Fire – Colfax County – 07/01/18

The Morris Creek Fire is estimated at 400 acres and 40% contained.  The lightning-caused fire is burning on private land 15 miles west of Miami, NM, south of Morris Creek Road, in Colfax County.  No structures are threatened.  Resources from multiple agencies are fighting this fire on the ground with additional support from aircraft. Latitude: 36.364722 […]

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Organ Fire – Doña Ana County – 06/30/18

The Organ Fire is now estimated at 4,727 acres (194 acres state land) and 25% contained.  The fire is burning on the White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) in Doña Ana County.  Smoke will continue to be visible from the surrounding area, including Las Cruces and the Mesilla Valley.  This fire started June 24, 2018 off of Highway […]

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Heron Fire – Rio Arriba County – 06/29/18

The Heron Fire, located off of Highway 95 in Los Ojos, NM,  is estimated at 10 acres and 50% contained.  Today (06/29) crews will continue to mop up and mitigate multiple hazard trees within the fire perimeter.  Approximately 30 structures are threatened.  The Heron Fire started Thursday (06/28) afternoon in the Fort Heron Subdivision.  The cause is […]

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Organ Fire – Doña Ana County – 06/29/18

The Organ Fire remains estimated at 4,300 acres (194 acres state land) and is now 20% contained.  The fire is burning on the White Sands Missile Range (WSMR), Department of Defense land, in Doña Ana County.  Burnout operations will continue today (06/29) in and around Mineral Hill with the goal of extending the containment line to […]

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Organ Fire – Doña Ana County – 06/28/18

The Organ Fire is estimated at 4,300 acres and 15% contained.  The fire is burning on the White Sands Missile Range (WSMR), Department of Defense land, in Doña Ana County.  Burnout operations will be conducted today in and around Mineral Hill to control the fires growth.  This will likely produce additional smoke, which will visible from the […]

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Organ Fire – Doña Ana County – 06/27/18

The Organ Fire is currently estimated at 2,863 acres and 10% contained.  The fire is burning on the White Sands Missile Range (WSMR), Department of Defense land, in Doña Ana County.  The fire started Sunday (06/24) evening off of Highway 70 near San Augustine Pass, northeast of Las Cruces. Values at risk include, archaeological sites and […]

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Emery Gap Fire – Union County – 06/12/18

This lightning caused fire started on June 8, 2018 and is burning in New Mexico and Colorado. An estimated 834 acres has burned in both states, 368 acres is in New Mexico.  The fire is 95% contained in New Mexico.  The Emery Fire is located on private land, 8 miles north of Folsom, NM in […]

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Apple Fire – Union County – 06/12/18

The Apple Fire is burning in New Mexico and Oklahoma.  An estimated 475 acres has burned in New Mexico and it is currently 75% contained.  The fire is located 30 miles northeast of Clayton, NM and no structures are threatened.  This fire spread from Kenton, Oklahoma onto private land in Union County, New Mexico on […]

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Apple Fire – Union County – 06/11/18

The Apple Fire is burning in New Mexico and Oklahoma.  It’s located 30 miles northeast of Clayton, NM in Union County.  The fire is estimated at 416 acres and is currently 70% contained in New Mexico.  No structures are threatened.  Fuels include ponderosa pine, piñon, juniper, brush, and grass.  This fire spread from Kenton, Oklahoma […]

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Emery Gap Fire – Union County – 06/11/18

The Emery Gap Fire has burned an estimated 920 in New Mexico and Colorado.  The fire is 70% contained in New Mexico.  It’s located on private land, 8 miles north of Folsom, NM in Union County.  Two structures are threatened.  Fuels include ponderosa pine, piñon, juniper, brush, and grass.  Lightning started this fire on June […]

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Apple Fire – Union County – 06/10/18

The Apple Fire is located 18 Miles northeast of Seneca, NM and 30 miles northeast of Clayton, NM in Union County.  This fire spread from Kenton, Oklahoma into New Mexico overnight (06/10). The fire is currently estimated at 200 acres and 50% contained in New Mexico.  No structures are threatened at this time.  A red […]

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Emery Gap Fire – Union County – 06/10/18

This fire is burning on private land, 8 miles north of Folsom, NM in Union County and has spread into Colorado.  It’s estimated at 900 acres combined for both states.  This fire is 60% contained in New Mexico. One structure is threatened.  Lightning started this fire on June 8, 2018.  A red flag warning is […]

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Newkirk Fire – Union County – 06/07/18

The Newkirk Fire is burning 5 miles north of Folsom, New Mexico in Union County.  It’s currently estimated at 20 acres and 50% contained.  One structure is threatened.  The fire started just before 10:00 a.m. Wednesday morning (06/06) on private land.  Fuels include pinon, juniper, brush, and grass.  Approximately 60 personnel from State Forestry, local […]

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Ute Park Fire – Colfax County – 06/01 – 9:15 p.m.

This fire in Colfax County is now estimated 16,354 acres, which was reduced slightly after more accurate mapping.  Approximately 14 outbuildings have burned on the Philmont Scout Ranch.  Currently 296 structures are threatened in the community of Cimarron, which remains under a mandatory evacuation order.  Philmont Scout Ranch staff have also evacuated.  There are no scouts currently at […]

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Ute Park Fire – Colfax County – 06/01 – 2:20 p.m.

The Ute Park fire, burning on private land off of Highway 64 in Ute Park, NM, is currently estimated at 16,500 acres and 0% contained.  At least 296 structures are threatened.  The communities of Ute Park and the Village of Cimarron are under mandatory evacuation orders.  The Red Cross is operating an evacuation center at […]

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