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Morris Creek Fire – Colfax County – 07/13/18

Last Update for the Morris Creek Fire Which Is 77% Contained Friday, July 13, 2018 Morris Creek Fire Information Phone: 505-476-3209 Location: 15 miles west of Miami, New Mexico, in Colfax County Start Date: June 29, 2018   Cause: Lightning Size: Approximately 1,671 Acres   Percent Contained: 77% Vegetation: Timber, closed timber litter, grass   Resources Assigned: 192 personnel […]

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Morris Creek Fire – Colfax County – 07/12/18

Morris Creek Fire Receives Much Needed Rain Thursday, July 12, 2018 Morris Creek Fire Information Phone: (575) 383-4597  Location: 15 miles west of Miami, New Mexico, in Colfax County Start Date: June 29, 2018   Cause: Lightning Size: Approximately 1,671 Acres   Percent Contained: 60% Vegetation: Timber, closed timber litter, grass   Resources Assigned: 192 personnel Incident Commander: Dave […]

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Morris Creek Fire – Colfax County – 07/11/18

Low Relative Humidity Increased Fire Behavior Yesterday Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Morris Creek Fire Information Phone: (575) 383-4597  Location: 15 miles west of Miami, New Mexico, in Colfax County Start Date: June 29, 2018   Cause: Lightning Size: Approximately 1,620 Acres   Percent Contained: 60% Vegetation: Timber, closed timber litter, grass   Resources Assigned: 191 personnel Incident Commander: Dave […]

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Morris Creek Fire – Colfax County – 07/10/18

Morris Creek Fire Had Minimal Fire Behavior Yesterday Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Morris Creek Fire Information Phone: (575) 383-4597  Location: 15 miles west of Miami, New Mexico, in Colfax county Start Date: June 29, 2018   Cause: Lightning Size: Approximately 1,620 Acres   Percent Contained: 60% Vegetation: Timber, closed timber litter, grass   Resources Assigned: 198 personnel Incident Commander: […]

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Morris Creek Fire – Colfax County – 07/09/18

Dry, Hot Conditions Forecasted for the Morris Creek Fire Monday, July 9, 2018 Morris Canyon Fire Information Phone: (575) 383-4597  Location: 15 miles west of Miami, New Mexico, in Colfax county Start Date: June 29, 2018   Cause: Lightning Size: Approximately 1,620 Acres   Percent Contained: 60% Vegetation: Timber, closed timber litter, grass   Resources Assigned: 213 personnel Incident […]

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Morris Creek Fire – Colfax County – 07/03/18

Alan Sinclair’s SW Incident Management Team #3 Assumes Command of Morris Creek Fire Tuesday, July 3, 2018 Morris Creek Fire Information Phone (575) 383 4597 Morriscreekfireinfo@gmail.com  All land management agencies and Colfax County have implemented fire restrictions area wide with few exceptions. Fireworks are prohibited area wide due to extreme fire conditions except authorized displays […]

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Gila National Forest – Ranch Fire Update June 24, 2018

Acres: 370                                                                                             Start Date: June 21, 2018 Cause: Under Investigation Location: 4 miles north of Saliz Pass (Gila NF) Containment: 70%                                                                              Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory) Total Personnel: 204 General Information: On Thursday, June 21 a structure fire was reported northeast of Saliz Pass. The fire crossed US Highway 180 and impacted […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Buzzard Fire for June 24, 2018

Acres: 49,909                                                                                       Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM (Gila NF) Containment: 85%                                                                              Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory) Total Personnel: 140 General Information: Apache Creek Campground is open, all other closures regarding the Buzzard fire remain the same. Fire Operations: Buzzard fire operations went well yesterday with crews […]

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TYPE 4 TEAM IN COMMAND

DOG HEAD FIRE UPDATE – 6/29/2016, 10:00 A.M. Acres: 17,912                                                                                     Containment: 95% Cause: Human – under investigation                                                  Start Date: June 14, 2016 Jurisdiction:  Cibola National Forest, NM State Forestry, Southern Pueblo Agency/BIA, BLM Location:  6 miles NW of Tajique, NM Vegetation:  Heavy fuels, dead and down timber, ponderosa pine stands Damage Assessment: 12 single […]

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BEGIN TRANSITIONING BACK TO THE DISTRICT

DOG HEAD FIRE UPDATE – 6/28/2016, 8:00 A.M. Acres: 17,912                                                                                     Containment: 91% Cause: Human – under investigation                                                  Start Date: June 14, 2016 Jurisdiction:  Cibola National Forest, NM State Forestry, Southern Pueblo Agency/BIA, BLM Location:  6 miles NW of Tajique, NM Vegetation:  Heavy fuels, dead and down timber, ponderosa pine stands Damage Assessment: 12 single […]

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REHABILITATION NEARING COMPLETION

DOG HEAD FIRE UPDATE – 6/27/2016, 8:00 A.M. Acres: 17,912                                                                                     Containment: 90% Cause: Human – under investigation                                                  Start Date: June 14, 2016 Jurisdiction:  Cibola National Forest, NM State Forestry, Southern Pueblo Agency/BIA, BLM Location:  6 miles NW of Tajique, NM Vegetation:  Heavy fuels, dead and down timber, ponderosa pine stands Damage Assessment: 12 single […]

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FIRE ACTIVITY AT A LOW, REHABILITAION DANGERS HIGH

DOG HEAD FIRE UPDATE – 6/26/2016, 8:00 A.M. Acres: 17,912                                                                                     Containment: 90% Cause: Human – under investigation                                                  Start Date: June 14, 2016 Jurisdiction:  Cibola National Forest, NM State Forestry, Southern Pueblo Agency/BIA, BLM Location:  6 miles NW of Tajique, NM Vegetation:  Heavy fuels, dead and down timber, ponderosa pine stands Damage Assessment: 12 […]

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DAMAGE ASSESSMENT NUMBERS REDUCED

DOG HEAD FIRE UPDATE – 6/25/2016, 8:00 A.M. Acres: 17,912                                                                                     Containment: 90% Cause: Human – under investigation                                                  Start Date: June 14, 2016 Jurisdiction:  Cibola National Forest, NM State Forestry, Southern Pueblo Agency/BIA, BLM Location:  6 miles NW of Tajique, NM Vegetation:  Heavy fuels, dead and down timber, ponderosa pine stands Damage Assessment: 12 […]

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Dog Head Fire Daily 9:30 am Update

Potential for Outflow Winds Associated with Possible Thunderstorms Today DOG HEAD FIRE UPDATE – 6/22/2016, 8:00 A.M.     Acres: 17,912                                                                                     Containment: 61% Cause: Human – under investigation                                                  Start Date: June 14, 2016 Jurisdiction:  Cibola National Forest, NM State Forestry, Southern Pueblo Agency/BIA, BLM Location:  6 miles NW of Tajique, NM Vegetation:  Heavy fuels, […]

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Dog Head Fire Projected Smoke Impacts June 20th

Projected Smoke Impacts: Dog Head and North Fire (24 hour AQI– PM 2.5) Forecast valid for 5 pm, Monday, June 20 to 5 pm Tuesday June 21st. Dog Head Fire: Although there is still heat within the fire perimeter, significant smoke production is not expected today. Moderate smoke impacts are expected near the fire. Any […]

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Wildfire continues at Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Salt Flat, Texas – The Coyote Fire continues burning in Guadalupe Mountains National Park. The fire has now spread to over 8205 acres and has advanced into New Mexico burning at least 243 acres of state lands. In addition, 142 acres of private lands, and 14 acres within Bureau of Land Management lands have burned. […]

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Wildfire spreads at Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Salt Flat, Texas – The Coyote Peak wildfire burning in Guadalupe Mountains National Park reported Sunday, May 8 has grown to over 4500 acres and has advanced into New Mexico and     is now on to State and private lands. No buildings, dwellings or structures have been affected by the fire. High winds continue to push […]

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