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Gila National Forest – Update for Tadpole Fire for June 21, 2020, Silver City RD

0621day_pio_8.5x11_land_2020_Tadpole_NMGNF00023 Sunday, June 21, 2020 Fire Information Line: (575) 654-4181 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Additional Fire Information available: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6737/ Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  TADPOLE FIRE Location:  12 miles north of Silver City               Start Date: June 6, 2020             Size:  8621 acres           Cause:  Lightning                                             Total Personnel: 183                […]

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Area Closures Planned for Vics Peak Fire Today

Magdalena, NM – For Immediate Release – The lightning-caused Vics Peak fire started on the Magdalena Ranger District of the Cibola National Forest on Monday June 15, 2020. The fire is burning in the Apache Kid Wilderness in the southern portion of the San Mateo Mountains. The fire has grown to an estimated 3,785 acres, […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Tadpole Fire for June 20, 2020, Silver City Ranger District

Saturday, June 20, 2020 Fire Information Line: (575) 654-4181 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Additional Fire Information available: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6737/ Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Location:  12 miles north of Silver City               Start Date: June 6, 2020            Size:  7,874 acres          Cause:  Lightning                                             Total Personnel: 155                Containment:  30% Vegetation:  Timber […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Tadpole Fire for June 19, 2020 – Silver City Ranger District

Friday, June 19, 2020, 10:00 A.M. MT Fire Information Line: (575) 654-4181 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Additional Fire Information available: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6737/ Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  TADPOLE FIRE Location:  12 miles north of Silver City               Start Date: June 6, 2020            Size:  7500 acres           Cause:  Lightning                                             Total Personnel:170                 […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Good Fire for June 18, 2020 – Wilderness Ranger District

Location: between Blood Canyon and Brushy Mountain, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest Start Date:  June 6, 2020               Size:  ~ 10,275 acres                        Cause: Lightning Vegetation:  Pinyon Juniper        Containment: 50% Current Information:  This lightning-caused fire had a reconnaissance flight this a.m. and was GPS-ed at 10,275 acres. Wind and heat have caused the fire to grow. […]

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Gila National Forest – Update for Tadpole Fire – June 18, 2020 – Silver City Ranger District

Thursday, June 18, 2020 Fire Information Line: (575) 654-4181 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Additional Fire Information available: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6737/ Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  TADPOLE FIRE Location:  12 miles north of Silver City               Start Date: June 6, 2020            Size:  6800 acres           Cause:  Lightning                                             Total Personnel:157                 Containment:  30% Vegetation:  […]

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Gila National Forest – AM Update for Tadpole Fire – June 17, 2020 – Silver City Ranger District

Tuesday, June 17, 2020, 12:00 P.M. MT Fire Information Line: (575) 654-4181 (575) 313-4678   Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Additional Fire Information available: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6737/ Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  TADPOLE FIRE Location:  12 miles north of Silver City               Start Date: June 6, 2020            Size:  6700 acres           Cause:  […]

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Gila National Forest: AM Update for Tadpole Fire for June 16, 2020 – Silver City Ranger District

Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 12:00 P.M. MT Fire Information Line: (575) 654-4181 (575) 313-4678   Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Additional Fire Information available: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6737/ Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  TADPOLE FIRE Location:  12 miles north of Silver City               Start Date: June 6, 2020            Size:  6600 acres           Cause:  […]

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Gila National Forest: Final Update on Good Fire, June 16, 2020 – Wilderness Ranger District

Location: between Blood Canyon and Brushy Mountain, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest Start Date:  June 6, 2020               Size:  ~ 8,370 acres                          Cause: Lightning Vegetation:  Pinyon-Juniper        Containment: 50% Strategy:   The Type 3 Team will be transitioning the fire back to the Wilderness Ranger District Fire Management crew as of Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at 6:00 […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Tadpole Fire for June 15, 2020 – Silver City Ranger District

Monday, June 15, 2020, 12:00 P.M. MT Fire Information Line: (575) 654-4181 (575) 313-4678 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Additional Fire Information available: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6737/ Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  TADPOLE FIRE Location:  12 miles north of Silver City               Start Date: June 6, 2020             Acres: 6,600 Cause:  Lightning                                             […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Good Fire for June 15, 2020 – Wilderness Ranger District

Location: between Blood Canyon and Brushy Mountain, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest Start Date:  June 6, 2020               Size:  ~ 8,370 acres                          Cause: Lightning Vegetation:  Pinyon Juniper        Containment: 15% Resources:  Two 20-person Interagency Hotshot Crews (IHC) The strategy for today is to continue to prep Forest Service Trail #403 to the west until the junction […]

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Gila National Forest: Update on Good Fire for June 14, 2020 – Wilderness Ranger District

Location: between Blood Canyon and Brushy Mountain, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest Start Date:  June 6, 2020               Size:  ~ 8,370 acres                          Cause: Lightning Vegetation:  Pinyon Juniper        Containment: 15% Resources:  Three 20-person Interagency Hotshot Crews (IHC) The strategy for today is for two IHCs to hot spot and cold trail the northeast/east flank and contain […]

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Gila National Forest: Update on Tadpole Fire for June 14, 2020 – Silver City Ranger District

Sunday, June 14, 2020, 12:00 P.M. MT Fire Information Line: (575) 654-4181 (575) 313-4678 OR Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Additional Fire Information available: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6737/ Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.   TADPOLE FIRE Location:  12 miles north of Silver City               Start Date: June 6, 2020 Cause:  Lightning                                             […]

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Gila National Forest -Update on Tadpole Fire for June 13, 2020 – Silver City Ranger District

Saturday, June 13, 2020, 11:00 A.M. MT Fire Information Line: (575) 654-4181 (575) 313-4678 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Additional Fire Information available: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6737/ Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.   TADPOLE FIRE Location:  12 miles north of Silver City               Start Date: June 6, 2020                         Cause:  Lightning Total […]

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FINAL UPDATE for Uvas Fire – Evening of June 12th

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020   Cause:  Lightning  Vegetation:  Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size: 1,135 acres (increase of 5 acres from previous reports is due to more accurate mapping) […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Tadpole Fire for June 12, 2020 – Wilderness Ranger District

Friday, June 12, 2020, 12:00 P.M. MT Fire Information Line: (575) 313-4678 OR (575)654-4181 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Additional Fire Information available: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6737/ Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.   TADPOLE FIRE Location:  12 miles north of Silver City                                                   Acres: 6,017 Start Date: June 6, 2020                        Cause:  Lightning                     […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 12th Morning Update

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020   Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size: 1,135 acres (increase of 5 acres from previous reports is due to more accurate mapping) […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 11th Evening Update

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020  Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size: 1,135 acres (increase of 5 acres from previous reports is due to more accurate mapping) […]

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Gila National Forest: AM Update for Tadpole Fire June 11, 2020 Silver City Ranger District

20200611_Tadpole_IRMap_11x17Land Tuesday, June 11, 2020, 12:00 P.M. MT Fire Information Line: (575) 313-4678 OR (575)654-4181 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Additional Fire Information available: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6737/ Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  TADPOLE FIRE Location:  12 miles north of Silver City                      Start […]

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Gila National Forest: Update on Good Turkey Fire for June 11, 2020 – Wilderness Ranger District

Good Turkey Fire Location: between Blood Canyon and Brushy Mountain, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest Start Date:  June 6, 2020               Size:  ~ 5,900 acres                          Cause: Lightning Vegetation:  Pinyon-Juniper Resources:  eight smokejumpers, three 20-person Interagency Hotshot Crew, and a seven-person Wilderness District crew. Objectives and Strategy: The main objective for managing this fire is to […]

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