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Gila National Forest – Kerr Fire Update, 5/24/2017 at 9:15

Kerr Fire – May 24, 2017 – 9:15 a.m. Location: 17 miles northeast of Reserve, New Mexico Start Date: May 1, 2017 Size: 10,500 acres Contained: 58% Cause: Lightning Vegetation: Ponderosa Pine, Gambel Oak, Pinon/Juniper Resources: Engines: 3, Type 1 Crew: 1, Type 3 Helicopter: 1, Total personnel: 44 Resources will be patrolling the fire perimeter, and […]

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Gila National Forest – Baca Fire 5/22/2017

Location: Quemado Ranger District on the Gila National Forest 6 miles northeast of Quemado Lake Catron County, New Mexico Start Date: May 12, 2017 Size: 672 acres Cause: Lightning Vegetation: Ponderosa Pine, grass, and mixed conifer Smoke: Smoke may be visible within the surrounding area of Quemado, Pie Town, Horse Springs, and Datil, NM Resources: […]

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Hondito Wildfire Community Meeting Planned

Taos, NM, May 19, 2017—For Immediate Release.  Fire managers on the Carson National Forest are inviting the public to a community meeting 10 am Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the Tres Piedras Ranger Station located at 22280 US Highway 64, Tres Piedras 87577.  The meeting will discuss the Hondito Wildfire and answer questions about planned […]

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Baca Fire, May 18, 2017 at 0930

Location: Quemado Ranger District on the Gila National Forest 6 miles northeast of Quemado Lake              Catron County, New Mexico Start Date:      May 12, 2017              Size:    670 acres        Cause: Lightning Vegetation:    Ponderosa Pine, grass, and mixed conifer Smoke:           Smoke may be visible within the surrounding area of Quemado, Pie Town, Horse Springs, and Datil, […]

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Baca Fire, May 17, 2017

Location: Quemado Ranger District on the Gila National Forest 6 miles northeast of Quemado Lake              Catron County, New Mexico Start Date:      May 12, 2017              Size:    670 acres        Cause: Lightning Vegetation:    Ponderosa Pine, grass. Smoke:           Smoke may be visible within the surrounding area of Quemado, Pie Town, Horse Springs, and Datil, NM Resources:    3 […]

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Baca Fire, May 16, 2017 at 0930

Location: Quemado Ranger District on the Gila National Forest 6 miles northeast of Quemado Lake              Catron County, New Mexico Start Date:      May 12, 2017              Size:    400 acres        Cause: Lightning Vegetation:    Ponderosa Pine, Grass Smoke:           Smoke may be visible within the surrounding area of Quemado, Pie Town, Horse Springs, and Datil, NM Resources:    3 […]

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Gila National Forest – Baca Fire, 5/15/2017 @ 0930

Location: Quemado Ranger District on the Gila National Forest 6 miles northeast of Quemado Lake Catron County, New Mexico Start Date: May 12, 2017 Size: 330 acres Cause: Lightning Vegetation: Ponderosa Pine, Grass Smoke: Smoke may be visible within the surrounding area of Quemado, Pie Town, Horse Springs, and Datil, NM Resources: 1 engine, 2 […]

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Gila National Forest – Baca Fire, 5/14/2017 at 0930

Location: Quemado Ranger District on the Gila National Forest 6 miles northeast of Quemado Lake Catron County, New Mexico Start Date: May 12, 2017 Size: 300 acres Cause: Lightning Vegetation: Ponderosa Pine, Grass Smoke: Smoke may be visible within the surrounding area of Quemado, Pie Town, Horse Springs, and Datil, NM Resources: 2 engines, 2 […]

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Gila National Forest – Baca Fire, 5/13/2017 at 2:00 p.m.

Location: • Quemado Ranger District on the Gila National Forest • 6 miles northeast of Quemado Lake Catron County, New Mexico Start Date: May 12, 2017 Size: 200 acres Cause: Lightning Vegetation: Ponderosa Pine, Grass Smoke: Smoke may be visible within the surrounding area of Quemado, Pie Town, Horse Springs, and Datil, NM Resources: 2 […]

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Gila National Forest – Kerr Wildfire at 9:30 a.m. 5/11/2017 – Final

Reserve Ranger District – Kerr Wildfire (Lat:  33.48.9 x Long. -108.28.27) 2665 acres.  17% contained. Located 17 miles northeast of Reserve.  CURRENT UPDATE/NOTICES:  The Kerr fire received snow and rain yesterday. Fire spread and activity have decreased significantly. Due to more accurate mapping the acreage has decreased. Resources will continue monitoring fire behavior. Smoke will still be visible from Apache […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Kerr Fire 1000

  Location: Reserve Ranger District on the Gila National Forest John Kerr Peak, 17 miles northeast of Reserve Catron County, New Mexico Start Date:      May 1, 2017                Size:    110 acres        Cause:  Lightning Vegetation:    Ponderosa Pine, Gamble Oak, Pinon/Juniper Smoke:           Smoke may be visible within the surrounding area of Apache Creek, Cruzville, Aragon, and Reserve, […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Kerr Fire at 1800

Location: • Reserve Ranger District on the Gila National Forest • John Kerr Peak, 17 miles northeast of Reserve • Catron County, New Mexico Start Date: May 1, 2017 Size: 60 acres as 1300 hours Cause: Lightning Vegetation: Ponderosa Pine, Gamble Oak, Pinon/Juniper Smoke: Smoke may be visible within the surrounding area of Apache Creek, […]

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Gila National Forest – Kerr Fire

  Kerr Fire Location: Reserve Ranger District on the Gila National Forest John Kerr Peak, 17 miles northeast of Reserve Catron County, New Mexico Start Date:      May 1, 2017                Size:                30 acres Cause:            Lightning                      Vegetation:    Ponderosa Pine, Gamble Oak, Pinon/Juniper Smoke:           Smoke may be visible within the surrounding area of Apache Creek, Cruzville, Aragon, […]

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Bandera Wildfire in El Malpais National Monument 50% Contained

For Immediate Release: April 25, 2017 Contact: Lisa Collins, 505-285-4641 ext. 18, lisa_collins@nps.gov Bandera Wildfire in El Malpais National Monument 50% Contained As of 9:00 am this morning, April 25, the Bandera Fire had grown to approximately 300 acres and is 50% contained. Rain and snow has been falling since approximately 8:30 am. The precipitation […]

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Firefighters Responding to Wildfire in El Malpais National Monument

For Immediate Release: April 24, 2017 Contact: Lisa Collins, 505-285-4641 ext. 18, lisa_collins@nps.gov Firefighters Responding to Wildfire in El Malpais National Monument The Bandera Fire was reported at approximately 10:50 am on April 24, 2017. The fire is located approximately 18 miles SW of Grants, NM in the northwest corner (this is a correction, previous update […]

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Lincoln National Forest – New Fire Start – Campground Fire (3/16/17)

New Fire Start – Campground Fire INITIAL FIRE UPDATE: 03/16/17  9:30 pm Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District Date/Time Detected: 03/16/17  6:24 pm Location: Approximately 2 miles west of Mayhill, NM and just off of Highway 82 Lat/Long: 32 deg, 54 min, 14.4 sec X 105 deg, 30 min, 15.7 sec Legal Description: T16S, […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Seven Cabins Fire Updates on INCIWEB

Updates for the Seven Cabins Fire are posted on INCIWEB.   Please click on this link for current information and updates:  https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5131/  Seven Cabins Fire Update – 2/28/17  12:30 pm:  Firefighters are continuing suppression efforts, however windy conditions are still contributing to additional fire growth.  The Seven Cabins fire is now estimated to be 630 acres, with […]

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Lincoln National Forest – FINAL UPDATE 8/18/16 6 pm – Lawyer Fire 90% Contained

Lawyer Fire 8/18/16 – 6:00 pm Fire Update – The Lawyer Fire is now 90% contained.  Firefighters expect to increase containment over the next couple of days.    This will be the LAST UPDATE, UNLESS, there is a significant change to report. 8/17/16 – 7:30 pm Fire Update – No change to report on the Lawyer Fire today.  Next […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Haynes Fire – 8/9/16 9:15 pm Fire Update

Haynes Fire 8/9/16  9:15 pm FIRE UPDATE:  No change to report on the Haynes Fire.  Next update will be provided Wednesday (8/10/16). INITIAL FIRE UPDATE: 8/9/16  3:45 pm Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District Date/Time Detected: 8/9/16  9:18 am Location: Approximately 2 miles southwest of Cloudcroft, NM, on the west side of Sunspot Highway. Lat/Long: […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Fox Fire – 8/9/16 9:15 pm FINAL UPDATE

8/9/16 – 9:15 pm Fire Update – the Fox Fire was contained and controlled on 8/7/16 at 9:53 am.  There was no additional growth reported.  This is the FINAL UPDATE for the Fox Fire. New Fire Start – Fox Fire INITIAL FIRE UPDATE: 8/6/16  10:30 am Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Guadalupe Ranger District Date/Time Detected: 8/5/16 1:47 […]

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