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Update – Santa Fe Watershed Rx burn

SANTA FE, NM – September 25, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) completed a 545 acre prescribed burn Monday in the Santa Fe Watershed, about three miles east of the City of Santa Fe, to help protect the watershed from high intensity wildfire. Prescribed burning is not planned […]

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SFNF – Santa Fe Watershed prescribed burn underway

UPDATE Santa Fe Watershed prescribed burn underway  SANTA FE, NM – September 24, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are taking advantage of favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, and winds and weather forecasts to conduct a prescribed burn today in the Santa Fe Watershed. […]

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SFNF – Coyote RD French Mesa prescribed burn UPDATE

SANTA FE, NM – September 21, 2018 – For Immediate Release. Fire Managers on the Coyote Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest completed the French Mesa prescribed burn Thursday. The objective was met by the total of 3,580 acres that were successfully treated. The prescribed burn was conducted to improve wildlife forage and […]

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SFNF – Cuba RD Cedar Springs prescribed burn mid-Sept. UPDATE

 SANTA FE, NM – September 21, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to begin ignitions Sept. 25 on the Cedar Springs prescribed burn to reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire. Conditions, which include fuel moisture levels, air quality, winds and weather […]

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SFNF – Bales Fire UPDATE

Start Date: Smoke reported September 14 Cause: Lightning Size: 14 acres Location: Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 100% Fuels: Mixed conifer, dead and down Weather: Sunny Resources: 35 personnel Situation: The Bales Fire is in the Bales Canyon area along Forest Road 534 approximately two and one half miles southwest […]

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Update – SFNF – SF Watershed prescribed burn to begin Sunday

SANTA FE, NM – September 19, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to take advantage of favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, and winds and weather forecasts to initiate a prescribed burn in the Santa Fe Watershed starting this Sunday, September 23. Two separate […]

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SFNF – Coyote RD French Mesa Rx Burn Underway Today

SANTA FE, NM – September 18, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Coyote Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) began ignitions today on the French Mesa to reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire. Conditions, which include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts are favorable for the prescribed […]

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SFNF – Bales Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bales Fire UPDATE Start Date: Smoke reported September 14 Cause: Lightning Size: 14 acres Location: Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 50% Fuels: Mixed conifer, dead and down Weather: Partly cloudy, winds out of southwest 5-10 mph Resources: 50 personnel Situation: The Bales Fire is in the Bales Canyon area […]

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SFNF- Bales Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bales Fire UPDATE Start Date: Smoke reported September 14 Cause: Lightning Size: 14 acres Location: Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0% Fuels: Mixed conifer, dead and down Weather: Partly cloudy, winds out of southwest 5-10 mph Resources: 50 personnel Situation: The Bales Fire is in the Bales […]

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SFNF – Bales Fire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bales Fire Start Date: Smoke reported September 14 Cause: Lightning Size: 10-15 acres Location: Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0% Fuels: Mixed conifer, dead and down Weather: Sunny, winds out of southwest 5-10 mph Resources: 18 personnel Situation: The Bales Fire is in the Bales Canyon area […]

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SFNF – Coyote Ranger District French Mesa Prescribed Scheduled Sept. 18

SANTA FE, NM – September 10, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Coyote Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to begin ignitions Sept. 18 on the French Mesa to reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire. Conditions, which include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts are favorable […]

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SFNF – Cuba RD Cedar Springs Rx burn mid- Sept.

Cuba Ranger District Cedar Springs prescribed burn mid- Sept. SANTA FE, NM – September 7, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to take advantage of favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, and winds and weather forecasts to initiate a prescribed burn in the Cedar […]

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SFNF – Cuba RD La Jara Rx burn mid- Sept

Cuba Ranger District La Jara prescribed burn mid- Sept. SANTA FE, NM – September 7, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to take advantage of favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, and winds and weather forecasts to initiate a prescribed burn in the La […]

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SFNF – Cuba RD Diego Rx burn mid- Sep

Cuba Ranger District Diego prescribed burn mid- Sept.  SANTA FE, NM – September 7, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to take advantage of favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, and winds and weather forecasts to initiate a prescribed burn in the Diego Burn […]

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Santa Fe Watershed prescribed burn planned for late Sept.

SANTA FE, NM – September 6, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to take advantage of favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, and winds and weather forecasts to initiate a prescribed burn in the Santa Fe Watershed starting as early as September 23. Two […]

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Coyote Ranger District French Mesa Prescribed Burn Could Start Sept. 18

SANTA FE, NM – September 1, 2018 – For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Coyote Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) could begin ignitions as early as Sept. 18 on the French Mesa to reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire. Conditions, which include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts […]

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SFNF – Sarca Fire Final Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sarca Fire Final UPDATE Start Date: July 7 Cause: Lightning Size: 188 acres Location: Agua Sarca drainage area of the Pecos Wilderness – Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 90% Fuel: ponderosa pine and other mixed conifer Resources: 4 personnel Weather: 70% chance rain tonight and 70% tomorrow with possible lightning Situation: Fire […]

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SFNF – Venado Fire Update – 100 percent contained

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Venado Fire UPDATE Start Date: July 20 Cause: Lightning Size: 4,150 acres Location: Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) Containment: 100% Fuel: Ponderosa Pine Weather: Rain forecasted through the weekend Resources: 5 personnel, one engine Situation: The fire received moderate precipitation yesterday. Firefighters are currently conducting mop up […]

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SFNF – Venado Fire Update – Part of FR 376 opens for public access

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Venado Fire UPDATE Part of Forest Road 376 Opens for Public Access Start Date: July 20 Cause: Lightning Size: 4,150 acres Location: Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) Containment: 75% Fuel: Ponderosa Pine Weather: Rainy today with more forecasted over the weekend Resources: 8 personnel, one engine Situation: […]

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SFNF – Penasco Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Penasco Fire Update Start Date: August 8 Cause: Lightning Size: 12 acres Location: Coyote Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0% Fuels: Ponderosa pine and mixed conifer Weather: Partly cloudy, light winds Resources: 0 Situation: The Penasco Fire is in the Rio Chama Wilderness near the 2017 Ojitos Fire […]

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