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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 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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Vics Peak Fire on the Magdalena Ranger District – 06/17/2020

Magdalena, NM; June 17, 2020 – For Immediate Release.  The Vics Peak Fire, in the Apache Kid Wilderness, San Mateo Mountains, located on the Magdalena Ranger District, is a lightning caused fire that began Monday, June 15, 2020, at approimately 10 acres.  Resources include one Wildland Fire Module, and 1 Type 6 Engine. This fire […]

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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 – 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: 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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A.M. Update for June 9, 2020 – Tadpole Fire, Gila National Forest, Silver City Ranger District

Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 12:00 P.M. MT Fire Information Line: (575) 313-4678 (575)654-4502 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.  Location:  12 miles north of Silver City Start Date: June 6, 2020 Cause:  Lightning Vegetation:  Timber with grass understory, brush, and […]

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New Start – Tadpole Fire, Gila National Forest, Silver City Ranger District

Location:  south of Tadpole Ridge, Silver City Ranger District, Grant County, NM Start Date: June 6, 2020               Size:  ~30 acres       Cause:  Lightning Vegetation:  Pinyon Juniper, Ponderosa Pine Resources:   One (1) FS Engine, three (3) Hand crews on order, Type 3 Team on Order Incident Commander:  Leo Trujillo, ICT4   Summary:  The Tadpole Fire Is burning […]

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Gila National Forest: Silver City Ranger District Planning Fall Vegetation Treatment

Silver City, NM, November 4, 2019–The Silver City Ranger District is planning a vegetation treatment this fall to reduce hazardous fuels conditions, protect private property, and improve wildlife habitat.  The Jaybird Prescribed Fire is planned for mid-November or early December depending on appropriate weather conditions. This 2,400-acre prescribed fire lies to the north of the […]

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Pine Lodge Fire Update July 2, 2019

Incident Name – Pine Lodge Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 14,043 acres Containment: 47% Containment Strategy: Full Suppression Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Date/Time Detected: Thursday, June 19, 2019, at approximately 2:00 p.m. General Location: Off Highway 246 about 4 miles up Forest Service Road 130 near the Capitan Mountain Wilderness. […]

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Pine Lodge Fire Update July 1, 2019

Incident Name – Pine Lodge Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 14,043 acres Containment: 46% Containment Strategy: Full Suppression Cause: Unknown Under Investigation Date/Time Detected: Thursday, June 19, 2019, at approximately 2:00 p.m. General Location: Off Highway 246 about 4 miles up Forest Service Road 130 near the Capitan Mountain Wilderness. Lat/Long: […]

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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 […]

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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: […]

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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 […]

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Gila National Forest – Update for Cameron Creek Prescribed Fire 5/31/2019

The Cameron Creek Prescribed Fire continued today. 400 acres were accomplished today and holding and monitoring will continue through the evening. The Air Quality Monitor shows good conditions. For more information on the Air Quality go to https://app.airsis.com/USFS/UnitMap and look for USFS1036. Remember that there is a temporary closure for the area surrounding the Big […]

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