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Gila National Forest – Sisters Fire

Around 40 personnel are committed to the Sisters Fire, two miles northeast of Pinos Altos. Two helicopters, one airtanker, engines and hotshot crew working to contain the fire. Estimated 10 acres. Cause is under investigation.

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Gila National Forest – Spur Fire

An engine and a crew are on scene of the Spur Fire on the Quemado Ranger District. Estimated 18 acres, lightning-caused. http://tinyurl.com/jclt3xf

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Gila National Forest – Group Fire FINAL

The Group Fire northeast of Silver City is contained at nine acres. Crews are monitoring and patrolling.

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Gila National Forest – Group Fire

The Group Fire was reported by the Signal Peak lookout Friday afternoon. Located 14 miles northeast of Silver City and estimated at six acres. It is being managed under full suppression strategy. http://tinyurl.com/jnhrgef

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Gila National Forest – McKenna Update 5/18/16

Steady rainfall on the McKenna Fire over the past 12 hours has kept the size to 9,050 acres. More info usda.gov/detail/gila/news-events/?cid=FSEPRD502013

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Gila National Forest – McKenna Fire Update

Fire continues natural progression in the Gila Wilderness. Estimated 9,050 acres

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Gila National Forest – McKenna Fire

Photo from Friday’s flight showing McKenna Fire spreading in Johnson Canyon in the Gila Wilderness

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Gila National Forest – McKenna Fire update

McKenna Fire has grown to 9,000 acres in the Gila Wilderness. The fire continues to meet management objectives: reducing hazardous fuels, removing forest debris and returning fire to the ecosystem. http://tinyurl.comjh7hk7c

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Gila National Forest – Cameron Creek Rx Fire Completed

The Cameron Creek Prescribed Fire, east of Silver City, has been completed. Approximately 2000 acres were accomplished, removing hazardous fuels and improving wildlife habitat in the area.

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Gila National Forest – Cameron Creek Rx Fire Update

Fire crews completed 900 acres on the Cameron Creek Prescribed Fire today. Will patrol the project Thurs. Closure order remains in effect for at least a few days. Dragonfly Loop is open.

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Gila National Forest – Ignitions underway on Cameron Crk Rx Fire

Fire managers are resuming the Cameron Creek Prescribed Fire today, six miles north and east of Silver City. Aerial ignitions are being used to burn 900 acres. http://www.tinyurl.com/zmt72lw

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Gila National Forest – McKenna Fire Update

Wilderness District fire managers estimate the McKenna Fire has grown to 1,900 acres since it was first reported Friday, May 7 in the Gila Wilderness. The fire is located about eight miles west of the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument. The McKenna Fire is being managed for multiple objectives that will help reduce exposure to […]

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Gila National Forest – Lightning sparks McKenna Fire in Gila Wilderness

The Bearwallow Fire Lookout reported the McKenna Fire Friday, May 6. Today’s flight shows the fire has grown to 400 acres. It’s located in the Gila Wilderness approximately 10 miles west of the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument. The fire is being managed for multiple resource objectives. http://tinyurl.com/jebmf93

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Cameron Creek Rx Fire – Closure Order Lifted

The area closure for the Cameron Creek Rx Fire will be lifted Tuesday, April 26. http://tinyurl.com/jedbt43

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Gila National Forest – new fire

Resources responded to the Rael Fire on the Reserve Ranger District Thursday afternoon. Forward progress has been stopped. The Rael Fire is estimated at 64 acres, located 18 miles southeast of Apache Creek and south of Highway 12.

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Gila National Forest – Cameron Creek Rx Fire update

Fire managers completed 200 acres Thursday bringing the total to 1,100 acres completed. No ignitions are planned for Friday. Crews will monitor and patrol the project.

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Gila National Forest – Cameron Creek Rx Fire update

Fire managers have completed approximately 900 acres on the Cameron Creek Rx Fire, six miles north and east of Silver City. Smoke is drifting east of the project area. Operations will continue Thursday.

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Gila National Forest – Cameron Creek Prescribed Fire scheduled to begin

SILVER CITY, NM; April 17, 2016 – Silver City Ranger District fire managers plan to begin the Cameron Creek Prescribed Fire on the Gila National Forest Tuesday, April 19. The 2,100-acre project is approximately six miles north and east of Silver City within the Ft. Bayard Wildlife Refuge. A temporary area closure will go into […]

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Reserve Ranger District wildfire update

La Jolla fire progression stopped at 75 acres, crews mopping up. Snow Fire estimated 1-2 acres, in monitor status. http://tinyurl.com/hczj7mu

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Reserve Ranger District fires

Firefighters are responding to two fires on the Reserve RD in Catron County. The La Jolla Fire is near Ghost Lake approximately 20 miles east of Reserve, NM and estimated at 20 acres. Silver City Hotshots, Apache-Sitgreaves helitack and an engine are assigned. The other fire is near Snow Lake 15 miles south of the […]

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