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Gila National Forest – Area 74 Prescribed Fire completed

Fire crews have completed the Area 74 Prescribed Fire on the Black Range Ranger District with 9,400 acres accomplished. Personnel are patrolling the project while fuels continue to smolder until consumed.

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Gila National Forest – Turkey Fire Update

After today’s flight, the Turkey Fire is estimated at 1,682 acres in the Gila Wilderness. http://www.tinyurl.com/j576jjo

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Gila National Forest – New fire in Gila Wilderness

The Turkey Fire was detected in the Gila Wilderness on June 5. It is estimated at 107 acres and situated within the management area that has been identified for the McKenna Fire. The Turkey Fire is being managed to remove hazardous fuels and reduce the severity of future wildfires. This strategy is meant to minimize […]

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Gila National Forest – Area 74 Prescribed Fire

Ignitions began Tuesday on he Area 74 Prescribed Fire on the Black Range Ranger District. http://www.tinyurl.com/jg9xe4

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Gila National Forest – Mule Fire

Gila NF fire crews are taking suppression actions on the Mule Fire, located 13 miles SW of Glenwood, estimated at four acres. http://tinyurl.com/zlqd9ko

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Gila National Forest – Spur Fire 1,512 acres

The Spur Fire is estimated at 1,512 acres with 133 personnel assigned. Tues plan is to ignite along Road 49 south to the Wilson Fire scar to secure the eastern boundary of the management area. See more info on Inciweb http://tinyurl.com/hrn7qxv

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Gila National Forest – Spur Fire Update 8:00 am

Aerial mapping Sunday shows the Spur Fire at 1,021 acres. Planned ignitions completed Sunday to secure west perimeter and prevent fire from spreading toward grazing lands and private property. http://tinyurl.com/jmhl72b

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Gila National Forest – Spur Fire Update 5/29/16

No new growth on Spur Fire on Quemado Ranger District. Potential operations for Sunday include securing the west side of the fire by igniting from Dillon Mtn to Road 3020 if appropriate conditions exist. Today’s update: http://tinyurl.com/jkfdshj

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Gila National Forest – Spur Fire Update

No new growth on the Spur Fire on the Quemado Ranger District, fire remains at 815 acres. Today’s update http://tinyurl.com/h8zt42l

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Gila National Forest – Spur Fire Update

The Spur Fire on the Quemado Ranger District has grown to 815 acres. Today’s update http://tinyurl.com/hr7j85g

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Gila National Forest – Spur Fire Update 9:00 am

Crews will continue to secure and patrol firelines while examining trails within the management area. Today’s update: http://tinyurl.com/gtujccd

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Gila National Forest – Spur Fire Update 7:00 pm

Management of the Spur Fire on the Quemado Ranger District will be transferred to the Gila/Las Cruces Zone Type 3 IMT Thursday, May 26. Tonight’s update: http://tinyurl.com/hmb6bvy

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Gila National Forest – Spur Fire Operations

Crews worked into the evening on the Spur Fire to secure Road 49 (east of the fire) in advance of expected high winds Wed. The fire is approximately 200 acres.

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Gila National Forest – Bull Fire

The Bull Fire on the Reserve Ranger District is contained. Approx. 5-10 acres

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Gila National Forest – New Fire Reported Reserve RD

Resources (including two engines and a suppression module) are responding to a new fire on the Reserve Ranger District about 9 miles southeast of Reserve near Bull Basin Canyon. The Bull Fire is estimated at 5-10 acres. T8S R18W Sec 26

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Gila National Forest – Spur Fire Management Continues

The Spur Fire increased in size to 42 acres today. Approximately 40 personnel are assigned and additional resources have been ordered. The lightning-caused fire is being managed under a confine/contain strategy on the Quemado Ranger District. http://tinyurl.com/hl7annu

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Gila National Forest – Sisters Fire update

Sisters Fire northeast of Pinos Altos on the Silver City Ranger District is holding at 15 acres. Crews continue to strengthen firelines.

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Gila National Forest – Spur Fire transitions to Type 3 organization

The Spur Fire (27 acres) six miles NE of Luna, NM will transition to Type 3 organization Wed with Gila Las Cruces Zone Type 3 IMT assigned. The incident is being managed under a confine/contain strategy. http://tinyurl.com/htkgub8

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Gila National Forest – Sisters Fire Update, 8 pm

Fire spread has slowed, airtanker released. Estimated 10-15 acres, two miles NE of Pinos Altos. http://tinyurl.com/hjk7fmv

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