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Bandelier and Valles Caldera to do pile burning as winter conditions allow beginning in December

Los Alamos, Jemez Springs – With the arrival of snow providing favorable conditions for pile and prescribed burning, the fire crew at Bandelier National Monument and the Valles Caldera National Preserve are planning to burn up to 300 acres of piled fuel materials along Highway 4 throughout Bandelier and on South Mountain in the Valles Caldera. These […]

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Lightning-Caused Fire Starts in Valles Caldera Backcountry

Jemez Springs, NM — The San Antonio Fire began earlier this afternoon on Valles Caldera National Preserve. The lightning-caused fire has burned over 100 acres in the northwest corner of the preserve. Fire crews are working on the ground and in the air to suppress the fire burning in ponderosa pine and Douglas fir stands. […]

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Create defensible space to improve your home’s chance of surviving a wildfire

Wildfires are never out of season. Create defensible space to improve your home’s chance of surviving a wildfire and to help protect the firefighters defending your home. https://goo.gl/bSz9z5 #WildfireSafety #ReadySetGoNM #NMFire #SouthwestWildfireAwarenessWeek

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Learn Before You Burn Waste and Debris

Learn before you burn waste and debris. https://goo.gl/EuhVtx Check weather & local regulations. Only burn natural materials & vegetation. Look up, down, & around for a clear area. Don’t walk away until it’s out cold! https://smokeybear.com/en/prevention-how-tos/backyard-debris-burning #PreventWildfires #NMFire #SouthwestWildfireAwarenessWeek

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Firefighters Responding to Wildfire in El Malpais National Monument

For Immediate Release: April 24, 2017 Contact: Lisa Collins, 505-285-4641 ext. 18, lisa_collins@nps.gov Firefighters Responding to Wildfire in El Malpais National Monument The Bandera Fire was reported at approximately 10:50 am on April 24, 2017. The fire is located approximately 18 miles SW of Grants, NM in the northwest corner (this is a correction, previous update […]

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New Inciweb Link

InciWeb has migrated to a new secure URL.  The new URL is https://inciweb.nwcg.gov.  The subtle difference is the ‘s’ after the ‘http’.

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May 8 Coyote Fire PM Update

A lightning ignited fire was discovered near Coyote Peak in the northwest corner of Guadalupe Mountains National Park at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 7.  As of Sunday afternoon, May 8, the Coyote Peak fire is estimated to have burned approximately 3000 acres. High winds are pushing the fire north and east across the park […]

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