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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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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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