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Lincoln National Forest: Cherry Fire Update: July 21, 2020

Cherry Fire Update: July 21, 2020 Location: 0.6 miles west of West Side Rd. in Cherry Canyon. Approx. 7.5 miles from High Rolls. Date Detected: July 16, 2020 Lat/Long: 32°50’32.1″N, 105°49’54.49″W Size: 48 acres Cause: Lightning Fire Resources: 2 Utility vehicles, 2 Engines, 1 bulldozer; approximately 33 total personnel. Containment: 20% Fire Update:  The control […]

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Lincoln National Forest: Cherry Fire Update: July 20, 2020

Cherry Fire Update: July 20, 2020 Location: 0.6 miles west of West Side Rd. in Cherry Canyon. Approx. 7.5 miles from High Rolls. Date Detected: July 16, 2020 Lat/Long: 32°50’32.1″N, 105°49’54.49″W Size: 32 acres Cause: Lightning Fire Resources: 2 Utility vehicles, 3 Engines, 1 bulldozer, 1 water tender; approximately 35 total personnel. Containment: 20% Fire […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Hilltop Fire – July 20, 2020 – Black Range RD

Location:  Brushy Mountain, burning on the Black Range Ranger District, Gila National Forest Start Date: July 18, 2020       Cause:  Lightning                   Size: ~72 acres Vegetation:  pinyon, juniper                                     IC: D. Roper, ICT4 Resources:  Four wildland firefighters from Black Range District crew.   Summary:  This fire is burning in the area known as Hermosa Prescribed Fire Phase […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Cub Fire for July 20, 2020 – Wilderness Ranger District

2020-07-19-Cub Fire-Outlook Fire Information Line: (575) 519-4312 Email:   larry_smith@firenet.gov   Size: 23,216                            Containment: 82%                            Cause: Lightning Location: 3 miles northeast of Mogollon Baldy Lookout                             Total Personnel:  48 personnel on the fire including two type 2 Initial Attack hand crews, one type 1 helicopter and one type 3 helicopter  This will be the final update […]

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Gila National Forest – Hilltop Fire, July 19, 2020 – Black Range Ranger District

Location:  Brushy Mountain, burning on the Black Range Ranger District, Gila National Forest Start Date: July 18, 2020       Cause:  Lightning                   Size: ~15-25 acres Vegetation:  pinyon, juniper                                     IC: D. Roper, ICT4 Resources:  Seven wildland firefighters, Single Engine Air Tanker (SEAT), Air Attack and a Type 3 helicopter. A Type 1 Initial Attack Crew is ordered […]

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Lincoln National Forest: Cherry Fire Update July 19, 2020

Fire Grows to 17 acres; 60% Chance of Rain Predicted Location: 0.6 miles west of West Side Rd. in Cherry Canyon. Approx. 7.5 miles from High Rolls. Date Detected: July 16, 2020 Lat/Long: 32°50’32.1″N, 105°49’54.49″W Size: 17 acres Cause: Lightning Fire Resources: 2 utility vehicles + personnel, 2 engines, 1 bulldozer, 1 water tender, plus […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Cub Fire for July 19, 2020 – Wilderness Ranger District

Map_Cub_PIO_11x17_day0718 Fire Information Line: (575) 519-4312 Email:   larry_smith@firenet.gov  Size: 23,216 acres                               Containment: 82%                            Cause: Lightning Location: 3 miles northeast of Mogollon Baldy Lookout                             Total Personnel:  71 personnel on the fire including two type 2 Initial Attack hand crews and two Fire Use crews, one type 1 helicopter and one type 3 helicopter.  Yesterday afternoon, after […]

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Lincoln National Forest: Cherry Fire Update July 18, 2020

Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District Size: 3/4 of an acre Date Detected: July 16, 2020 Cause: Lightning                                                         Lat/Long: 32°50’32.1″N, 105°49’54.49″W Fuel Type:  Ponderosa Pine, Pińon-Juniper, Oak Brush               Values at Risk: None                                      Location: 0.6 miles west of West Side Road in Cherry Canyon. Approximately 7.5 miles from High Rolls. Fire Update: Yesterday […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Cub Fire for July 18, 2020 – Wilderness RD

Map_Cub_PIO_11x17_ 0717 Fire Information Line: (575) 519-4312 Email:   larry_smith@firenet.gov  Size: 23,216  acres                          Containment: 34%                            Cause: Lightning Location: Three miles northeast of Mogollon Baldy Lookout                                  Total Personnel:  72 personnel on the fire including four Type 2 initial attack hand crews, one Type 1 helicopter, […]

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Lincoln National Forest: Cherry Fire Update July 17, 2020

Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District Size: 3/4 of an acre Date Detected: July 16, 2020 Cause: Lightning                                                         Lat/Long: 32°50’32.1″N, 105°49’54.49″W Fuel Type:  Ponderosa Pine, Pińon-Juniper, Oak Brush               Values at Risk: None                                      Location: 0.6 miles west of West Side Road in Cherry Canyon. Approximately 7.5 miles from High Rolls. Firefighting Resources: Lincoln National […]

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Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District – New Fire Start- Cherry Fire

Incident Name – Cherry Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District Size: 0.5 acres Cause: Lightning Date/Time Detected: July 16, 2020 @ 11:40 am Location: Approximately .6 miles west of West Side Road in Cherry Canyon. Approximately 7.5 miles from High Rolls, NM. Lat/Long: 32°50’32.1″N, 105°49’54.49″W Firefighting Resources: Lincoln National Forest fire personnel are on scene […]

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Ojo de los Casos Fire receives light rains

July 16, 2020 Update   Mountainair, NM – For Immediate Release – Yesterday light precipitation fell over the Ojo de los Casos fire, which has been burning in the Manzano Mountains for over a week.  The fire remains at 180 acres and is now 75% contained.  Yesterday thick dust clouds around Albuquerque, throughout the East Mountains […]

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Little to No Smoke on Ojo de los Casos Fire

Little to No Smoke on Ojo de los Casos Fire July 15, 2020 Afternoon Update    Mountainair, NM – For Immediate Release – When wildfires burn either in your area or many miles away, they produce smoke that may reach your community. The Ojo de los Casos Fire is 59% contained, 180 acres with no perimeter […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Cub Fire for July 15, 2020

Location:  Approximately one-mile northeast of Cub Mountain, near the West Fork of the Gila River, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest. Start Date:  June 28, 2020                 Cause:  Lightning Size:  ~23,216 acres                          Vegetation:  grass, brush, and multiple snags Resources:    34                                IC: Pedro Valenzuela, ICT3  Summary: The Cub Fire is burning on National Forest […]

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Ojo de los Casos Downsized to Type 4 Incident

 July 15, 2020 Update    Location: Manzano Mountains Cause: Human Percent Contained: 59% Date Reported: 7/8/2020 Size: 180 acres Fuel: Ponderosa pine, Slash Resources assigned: 3 Interagency Hotshot Crews, 6 Engines, 1 Type 3 Helicopter, 1 Medical Screening Team, 1 Medical Decontamination Team, 1 Wildland Fire Module, and 2 Rapid Extraction Module, miscellaneous overhead. Mountainair, NM […]

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Ojo de los Casos Fire will Transition to Type 4 Incident Tomorrow

Mountainair, NM – For Immediate Release – Moderate winds tested the fire once again yesterday. It remains at 180 acres, and containment has increased to 59%. Today, the Albuquerque Zone Type 3 Incident Management Team will prepare to transition command of the Ojo de los Casos Fire back to the jurisdictional agencies, which include the […]

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Gila National Forest – Update for Cub Fire – July 13, 2020

Location:  Approximately one-mile northeast of Cub Mountain, near the West Fork of the Gila River, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest. Start Date:  June 28, 2020                 Cause:  Lightning                    Size:  ~22,862 acres Vegetation:  grass, brush, and multiple snags          IC: Ty Oliver, ICT4 Strategy/Summary: The Cub Fire is burning on National Forest System lands on […]

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Winds test Ojo de los Casos Fire lines

Mountainair, NM – For Immediate Release – Strong wind gusts yesterday tested fire lines constructed by fire crews over the past five days. Fire lines withstood the test, and the Ojo de los Casos fire is still at 180 acres and is now 50% contained. There is a 30% chance of rain expected today along […]

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Ojo de los Casos Crews Assist in Mutual Aid Fire

Mountainair, NM – For Immediate Release – Great progress is still being made in containing the Ojo de los Casos Fire.  The fire, burning on the Mountainair Ranger District of the Cibola National Forest and private lands protected by New Mexico State Forestry, remains at 180 acres and is 38% contained. Yesterday firefighters continued fireline […]

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Gila National Forest – Update for Cub Fire – July 11, 2020 – Wilderness Ranger District

Map_Cub PIO July 11 Location:  Approximately one-mile northeast of Cub Mountain, near the West Fork of the Gila River, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest. Start Date:  June 28, 2020                 Cause:  Lightning                    Size:  ~20,630 acres Vegetation:  grass, brush, and multiple snags          IC: Ty Oliver, ICT4 Strategy/Summary: The Cub Fire is burning on National […]

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