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SFNF – Aragon Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aragon Fire UPDATE Start Date: July 12 Cause: Lightning Size: 450 acres Location: Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 50% Fuel: Ponderosa Pine Weather: 75% chance for rain showers over the next few days Resources: 6 personnel Situation: The fire remains in a remote location East of Gallina […]

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SFNF – Venado Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Venado Fire UPDATE Start Date: July 20 Cause: Lightning Size: approximately 2,500 acres Location: Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0% Fuel: Ponderosa Pine Weather: Scattered thunderstorms Monday night dropped less than a tenth of an inch on the Venado Fire with no significant impact on ground conditions. […]

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SFNF – Venado Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Venado Fire UPDATE Start Date: July 20 Cause: Lightning Size: approximately 2,200 acres Location: Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0% Fuel: Ponderosa Pine Weather: Scattered thunderstorms Monday night dropped less than a tenth of an inch on the Venado Fire, with no significant impact on ground conditions. […]

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SFNF – Venado Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Venado Fire UPDATE Start Date: July 20 Cause: Lightning Size: approximately 2,000 acres Location: Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0% Fuel: Ponderosa Pine Weather: Scattered showers and thunderstorms overnight expect to bring lightning, heavy rain and gusty winds. Resources on scene: 162 personnel, which includes four interagency […]

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SFNF – Venado Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Venado Fire UPDATE Start Date: July 20 Cause: Lightning Size: 1,071 acres Location: Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0% Fuel: Ponderosa Pine Weather: Low-level moisture is moving toward the Venado Fire, increasing the chance for precipitation. Possible thunderstorms may bring lightning, heavy rain and gusty winds. Resources […]

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SFNF – Venado Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Venado Fire UPDATE Start Date: July 20 Cause: Lightning Size: 450 acres Location: Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0% Fuel: Ponderosa Pine Weather: Light winds, clear skies Resources on scene: Three hotshot crews, one helicopter with bucket, one dozer, two engines Situation: The fire is in a […]

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SFNF – Sarca Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sarca Fire UPDATE Start Date: July 7 Cause: Lightning Size: 40 acres Location: Agua Sarca drainage area of the Pecos Wilderness – Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0% Fuel: ponderosa pine and other mixed conifer Resources: Monitoring via air and ground Weather: Tonight 50% chance for rain, 80% tomorrow, 100% tomorrow night […]

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SFNF – Aragon Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aragon Fire UPDATE Start Date: July 12 Cause: Lightning Size: 400 acres Location: Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 5% Fuel: Ponderosa Pine Weather: Sunny skies currently, 10 to 30% chance for precip tomorrow Resources: 1 engine, 4 utility vehicles, 16 personnel Situation: The fire is in a […]

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SFNF – Venado Fire Update – Forest Road Closure in Effect

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Venado Fire UPDATE Forest Road Closure in Effect Start Date: July 20 Cause: Lightning Size: 250 acres Location: Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0% Fuel: Ponderosa Pine Weather: Light winds, clear skies Resources on scene: 2 engines, 2 utility vehicles, 20-person Santa Fe Hotshot crew, 20-person Aravaipa […]

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SFNF – Venado Fire Update – Forest Road Closure in Effect

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Venado Fire UPDATE Forest Road Closure in Effect Start Date: July 20 Cause: Lightning Size: 50 acres Location: Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0% Fuel: Ponderosa Pine Weather: Light winds, clear skies Resources on scene: 2 engines, 2 utility vehicles, 20-person Santa Fe Hotshot crew, 20-person Aravaipa […]

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SFNF – Venado Fire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Venado Fire Start Date: July 20 Cause: Lightning Size: 20 acres Location: Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0% Fuel: Ponderosa Pine Weather: Light winds, clear skies Resources on scene: 2 engines, 2 utility vehicles, 20-person Santa Fe Hotshot crew, 20-person Aravaipa crew. Situation: The fire is in […]

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SFNF – Aragon Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aragon Fire UPDATE Start Date: July 12 Cause: Lightning Size: 299 acres Location: Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 5% Fuel: Ponderosa Pine Weather: Sunny skies, 10% chance for thunderstorms Resources: 28 personnel, 2 engines, 5 UTVs, 3 ATVs Situation: The fire is in a remote location East […]

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Correction: SFNF – Sarca Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sarca Fire UPDATE (Correction) Start Date: July 7 Cause: Lightning Size: 8 acres Location: Agua Sarca drainage area of the Pecos Wilderness – Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0% Fuel: ponderosa pine and other mixed conifer Weather: Cloudy with rain storms approaching, 50% chance for rain later today Situation: The fire received […]

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SFNF – Sarca Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sarca Fire UPDATE Start Date: July 7 Cause: Lightning Size: 8 acres Location: Agua Sarca drainage area of the Pecos Wilderness – Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0% Fuel: ponderosa pine and other mixed conifer Weather: Cloudy with rain storms approaching, 50% chance for rain later today Situation: The fire received precipitation […]

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SFNF – Aragon Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aragon Fire UPDATE Start Date: July 12 Cause: Lightning Size: 150 acres, 50 of which are by fire crew hand ignitions Location: Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0% Fuel: Ponderosa Pine Weather: warm temperatures, 20% chance for rain Resources: 15 personnel Situation: The fire is in a […]

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SFNF – Aragon Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aragon Fire UPDATE Start Date: July 12 Cause: Lightning Size: 102 acres Location: Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0% Fuel: Ponderosa Pine Weather: 50% chance of rain and thunderstorms, possible lightning Resources: 15 personnel on UTVs Situation: The fire is in a remote location East of Gallina […]

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SFNF – Aragon Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aragon Fire UPDATE Start Date: July 12 Cause: Lightning Size: 62 acres Location: Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0% Fuel: Ponderosa Pine Weather: 70% chance of rain and thunderstorms, possible lightning Resources: 15 personnel on UTVs Situation: The fire is in a remote location East of Gallina […]

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SFNF – Aragon Fire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aragon Fire Start Date: July 13 Cause: Lightning Size: 5 acres Location: Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0% Fuel: Ponderosa Pine Weather: Cloudy with thunderstorms and lightning Resources: 7 personnel on UTVs Situation: The fire is in a remote location East of Gallina Peak and West of […]

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SFNF – Sarca Fire Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sarca Fire UPDATE Start Date: July 7 Cause: Lightning Size: 7 acres Location: Agua Sarca drainage area of the Pecos Wilderness – Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 0%  Fuel: ponderosa pine and other mixed conifer Weather: Cloudy with rain storms approaching Situation: The fire received precipitation yesterday and rain is forecasted for […]

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SFNF – Wildhorse Fire UPDATE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wildhorse Fire UPDATE Start Date: July 8 Cause: Lightning Size: 7 acres Location: Chama Wilderness Area of the Santa Fe National Forest Containment: 90% Fuel: ponderosa pine, pinyon, oak brush and grass Weather: Cloudy and rainy Resources: none on scene Situation: The fire is lined and with minimal fire behavior. Due to […]

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