Archive | Active Wildfire RSS feed for this section

Lone Mountain Fire Update: July 1, 2019

Incident Start Date: May 26, 2019               Cause: Lightning        Size: 2,536 acres Incident Type: Wildfire          Vegetation Type: Pinyon-Juniper, Grass & Ponderosa Pine Fire Strategy: Containment               Percent Contained: 30%   Carrizozo, Ruidoso, Alamogordo NM. 7/01/2019 — Crews have completed work to blackline the perimeter of the Lone Mountain Fire – a lightning-ignited fire 14 miles northeast […]

Continue reading

Gila National Forest – Wagon Bed Fire, Black Range Ranger District

Location: north of Hermosa, NM, Black Range Ranger District, Gila National Forest Start Date:  June 29, 2019 Cause: Lightning Vegetation: pinyon juniper mixed with grasses Resources: 50 people Size: ~155 acres Containment: 0% Incident Commander: transitioning to Type 3 Summary: The Wagon Bed Fire, is burning on National Forest System Lands on the Black Range […]

Continue reading

Gila National Forest – Three Fire Starts on Wilderness Ranger District

Black Fire Summary: The lightning-caused Black Fire is approximately five acres, burning on National Forest System lands in the Aldo Leopold Wilderness, Gila National Forest. This fire is approximately 20 miles northeast of Mimbres near the Black Canyon and in very steep and rugged terrain. The vegetation is mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, grass understory, and […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest- Smokey Bear Ranger District- Lone Mountain Fire Update June 30, 2019

Incident Name: Lone Mountain Fire Incident Start Date: May 26, 2019                      Cause: Lightning Size: 1,936 acres Incident Type: Wildfire      Vegetation Type: Pinyon-Juniper, Grass & Ponderosa Pine Fire Strategy: Containment Containment: 30% Fire Map: LoneMountain_PIO_11x17_20190629_1908   Fire Update: 6/30/2019 — Crews completed back burning the east side of the fire perimeter today and began interior […]

Continue reading

Gila National Forest – Little Fire, Wilderness Ranger District

Little PIO 6-29 Location: 4-1/2 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, Wilderness Ranger District Start Date:  June 29, 2019 Cause: Lightning Vegetation: Ponderosa pine, needle cast, and grass Resources: Size: ~8 acres Containment: 0% Incident Commander: W. Oglesby, ICT4 Summary: The Little Fire, is burning on National Forest System Lands on the Wilderness […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest- Smokey Bear Ranger District- Lone Mountain Fire Update 6/29/2019

Incident Name – Lone Mountain Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 1350 acres Cause: Lightning Date/Time Detected: May 26, 2019 Location: 6 miles north of White Oaks, NM. Lat/Long: 33.80809, -105.7386 Legal Description: T6S, R12E, SESW Sec 1 Fuel Type:  Pinyon/Juniper, Grass, Ponderosa Pine Values at Risk: None Fire Update: The […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest- Smokey Bear Ranger District- Lone Mountain Fire Update 6/28/2019

Incident Name – Lone Mountain Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 1100 acres Cause: Lightning Date/Time Detected: May 26, 2019 Location: 6 miles north of White Oaks, NM. Lat/Long: 33.80809, -105.7386 Legal Description: T6S, R12E, SESW Sec 1 Fuel Type:  Pinyon/Juniper, Grass, Ponderosa Pine Values at Risk: None Fire Update: The […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest – Smokey Bear Ranger District- Summit Fire

Incident Name – Summit Fire  Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 0.10 Cause: Lightning Date/Time Detected: 6/27/2019 10:20 am Location: West of Seven Cabins Creek Road in the Capitan Mountain Wilderness Lat/Long: Lat: 33°,37′,2.85″, Lon: 105°,20′,25.44″ Legal Description: T8S, R16E, SENW Sec 14 Fuel Type: Grass, Snags Values at Risk: None Fire […]

Continue reading

Pine Lodge Fire Update June 26, 2019

Incident Name – Pine Lodge Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 12,484 acres Containment: 5% Containment Strategy: Full Suppression Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Date/Time Detected: June 19, 2019, at approximately 2:00 pm General Location: Off Highway 246 about 4 miles up Forest Service Road 130 near the Capitan Mountain Wilderness Lat/Long: […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest- Smokey Bear Ranger District- Lone Mountain Fire Update 6/25/2019

Incident Name – Lone Mountain Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 990 acres Cause: Lightning Date/Time Detected: May 26, 2019 Location: 6 miles north of White Oaks, NM. Lat/Long: 33.80809, -105.7386 Legal Description: T6S, R12E, SESW Sec 1 Fuel Type:  Pinyon/Juniper, Grass, Ponderosa Pine Values at Risk: None Fire Update: Local […]

Continue reading

Pine Lodge Fire Update June 25, 2019

Incident Name – Pine Lodge Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 9,053 acres Containment: 5% Containment Strategy: Full Suppression Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Date/Time Detected: June 19, 2019, at approximately 2:00 pm General Location: Off Highway 246 about 4 miles up Forest Service Road 130 near the Capitan Mountain Wilderness Lat/Long: […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest-Smokey Bear Ranger District- Pine Lodge Fire Update 6/24/2019

A community meeting is planned for tonight, June 24th, 6:30 pm at the Capitan Traylor Gymnasium Incident Name – Pine Lodge Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 7,898 acres Containment: 0% Containment Strategy: Full Suppression Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Date/Time Detected: June 19, 2019, at approximately 2:00 pm General Location: Off […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest-Smokey Bear Ranger District- Pine Lodge Fire Evening Update 6/22/2019

Incident Name – Pine Lodge Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 2998 acres Containment: 0% Containment Strategy: Full Suppression Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Date/Time Detected: June 19, 2019, at approximately 2:00 pm General Location: Off Highway 246 about 4 miles up Forest Service Road 130 near the Capitan Mountain Wilderness Lat/Long: […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest-Smokey Bear Ranger District- Pine Lodge Fire Morning Update 6/22/2019

Incident Name – Pine Lodge Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 2998 acres Containment: 0% Containment Strategy: Full Suppression Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Date/Time Detected: June 19, 2019, at approximately 2:00 pm General Location: Off Highway 246 about 4 miles up Forest Service Road 130 near the Capitan Mountain Wilderness Lat/Long: […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest-Smokey Bear Ranger District- Pine Lodge Fire Evening Update 6/21/2019

Incident Name – Pine Lodge Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 2500 acres Containment: 0% Containment Strategy: Full Suppression Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Date/Time Detected: June 19, 2019, at approximately 2:00 pm General Location: Off Highway 246 about 4 miles up Forest Service Road 130 near the Capitan Mountain Wilderness Lat/Long: […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest-Smokey Bear Ranger District- Pine Lodge Fire Morning Update 6/21/2019

Incident Name – Pine Lodge Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 701 acres Containment: 0% Containment Strategy: Full Suppression Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Date/Time Detected: June 19, 2019, at approximately 2:00 pm General Location: Off Highway 246 about 4 miles up Forest Service Road 130 near the Capitan Mountain Wilderness Lat/Long: […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest-Smokey Bear Ranger District- Pine Lodge Fire Evening Update 6/20/2019

Incident Name – Pine Lodge Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 460 acres Containment: 2% Containment Strategy: Full Suppression Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Date/Time Detected: June 19, 2019, at approximately 2:00 pm General Location: Off Highway 246 about 4 miles up Forest Service Road 130 near the Capitan Mountain Wilderness Lat/Long: […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest-Smokey Bear Ranger District- Pine Lodge Fire Update 6/20/2019

Incident Name – Pine Lodge Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 360 acres Containment: 0% Containment Strategy: Full Suppression Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Date/Time Detected: June 19, 2019, at approximately 2:00 pm General Location: Off Highway 246 about 4 miles up Forest Service Road 130 near the Capitan Mountain Wilderness Lat/Long: […]

Continue reading

Lincoln National Forest-Smokey Bear Ranger District- Pine Lodge Fire

Incident Name – Pine Lodge Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 30 acres Containment: 0% Containment Strategy: Full Suppression Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Date/Time Detected: June 19, 2019, at approximately 2:00 pm General Location: Off Highway 246 about 4 miles up Forest Service Road 130 near Boy Scout Mountain. Lat/Long: Lat: […]

Continue reading

Gila National Forest – Elk Fire June 15, 2019 – Quemado Ranger District

Location: southeast of Mangas Mountain, Quemado Ranger District, Catron County, NM Start Date:  June 6, 2019 Size: ~ 1180 Cause: Lightning Containment: 48% Vegetation: Transitional, moving up Mangas Mountain from piñon-juniper grasslands through ponderosa pine, into dry mixed conifer, and finally to wet mixed conifer and aspen. Resources: One Type 3 helicopter, 2 IHC (Hotshot)crews, […]

Continue reading