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Lincoln National Forest – Sacramento Ranger District – Wet Burnt Prescribed Fire – NO ignitions this week!

5/23/16 – 3:00 pm – Prescribed Fire Update:  Today’s extended forecast calls for high winds through Thursday therefore, firefighters will forego plans for ignitions this week.  They will reassess the conditions next week following the Memorial Day holiday. 5/23/16 – 9:30 am – Prescribed Fire Update:  This morning’s weather forecast calls for hotter, drier days WITH INCREASED WINDS on Tuesday […]

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Lincoln National Forest’s Fire Danger Dips from High to Moderate

ALAMOGORDO, RUIDOSO, CLOUDCROFT, CARLSBAD, NM, May 19, 2016 – For Immediate Release.  Recent rain showers over the past few weeks have resulted in temporary relief and a brief delay of the upcoming fire season. Fire officials have determined that now, with the precipitation we’ve received, current conditions reflect a MODERATE fire danger rating for the […]

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Lincoln National Forest – 5/17, 4:30 PM Prescribed Fire Update – Ignitions Completed on Smokey Bear Ranger District

5/17/16 – 4:30 pm Prescribed Fire Update:  Firefighters successfully completed ignitions on all 40 acres on the 443 Road unit today.  They spent most of the afternoon ensuring that the piles were secure and they will be monitoring and patrolling the area over the next few days. The project is located 2 miles south of Glencoe, along Forest […]

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Prescribed Burn Planned for Buckman, West of Santa Fe, NM

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Taos Field Office Fire Crew will conduct a prescribed burn at Buckman, west of Santa Fe, New Mexico, during the month of May, weather permitting.  The objectives of the burn are to remove slash (limbs and branches) created as part of a riparian restoration project, reduce wildfire risk, and […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Guadalupe Ranger District – 5/1/16 – 3:45 PM FINAL UPDATE ON GOAT Rx

5/1/2016 – 3:45 PM PRESCRIBED FIRE UPDATE: Low level cloud cover over the Goat Rx has assisted firefighters in mop-up efforts. There are very few smokes visible at this time. Firefighters will continue to mop-up, monitor conditions, and patrol the area for the next few days. This will be the FINAL UPDATE unless there is a significant […]

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Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week is March 27 – April 2, 2016 #NMFire #OneLessSpark #FireAdapted

The federal, state, and tribal partners of the Southwest Prevention and Information Committee invite you to join us in promoting Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week, March 27 – April 2, 2016. This year’s theme is “Where We Live, How We Live, Living with Wildfire.”  The focus of the week is to increase awareness and to promote actions […]

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Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week is March 27 – April 2, 2016

The federal, state, and tribal partners of the Southwest Prevention and Information Committee invite you to join us in promoting Southwest Wildfire Awareness Week, March 27 – April 2, 2016. This year’s theme is “Where We Live, How We Live, Living with Wildfire.”  The focus of the week is to increase awareness and to promote actions […]

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Lincoln National Forest Prescribed Fire Update – 01/13/16 – 2:00 pm

Prescribed Fire Update:  01/13/16 – 2:00 pm – Due to poor ventilation categories this week, firefighters have had to temporarily suspend ignition operations.  Fuel and weather conditions are assessed daily before ignitions begin.  Firefighters are hoping for improved conditions tomorrow, which will allow them to resume ignitions.  Prescribed Fire Update:  01/07/16 – 4:00 pm – Prescribed Fire […]

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2016 Wildland Urban Interface Summit – Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2016 Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) Summit is now open. This year’s WUI Summit will be held March 31st through April 2nd in Silver City, New Mexico at the Besse-Forward Global Resource Center on the Western New Mexico University Campus. The Summit provides an opportunity for New Mexico’s local government leaders, fire and emergency […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Prescribed Fire Update – Fire operations resume January 5th

Prescribed Fire Update:  01/05/16 – 11:00 am – Prescribed fire operations beginning on the Perk project: Smokey Bear Ranger District – Prescribed Fire operations planned for week of Jan 4th – 7th Perk Hand Piles, located about 3 miles north of Ruidoso north of Perk Canyon, south of Cedar Creek, west of Mechem Drive and […]

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