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BLM Rio Puerco Field Office to implement three prescribed fires Fall/Winter

Beginning Nov. 1, the Bureau of Land Management plans to implement three prescribed fire projects this fall and winter. The exact timing of implementation will largely depend upon weather conditions. Details on each specific project follow: Chain of Craters Prescribed Fire – Located at the El Malpais National Conservation Area, south of State Hwy 53 […]

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Luna Fire Update: 10/23/2020

LUNA FIRE INCIDENT UPDATE 10/23/2020 Incident Website: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7246   New Mexico Fire Information: nmfireinfo.com Public Information Line: 575-377-4263 Incident Email: 2020.Luna@firenet.gov Incident information Start Date: October 17, 2020 Acreage: 8,898 * (acreage changed based on  infrared mapping flight) Injuries: 0 Location:  2 miles North of Chacon Percent Contained: 0 Structures Threatened: 4,350 Cause: Under Investigation Full Containment: 11/10/2020 Structures Destroyed:  0 […]

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Stage I Fire Restrictions starting Friday, Oct 23 on the Magdalena, Mountainair, Mt. Taylor and Sandia Ranger Districts

The Cibola National Forest will implement Stage 1 fire restrictions at8 a.m. on Friday, October 23, 2020 on the Mount Taylor, Magdalena, Mountainair and Sandia Ranger Districts. The Carson National Forest and Santa Fe National Forest are also entering Stage 1 fire restrictions on Friday, an indication of the widespread risk of unseasonal wildfires across […]

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Santa Fe County Fire Restrictions -Repost From 8-25-20

FIRE MARSHAL ORDER 8.25.20.01 COMES NOW the Santa Fe County (County) Fire Marshal, pursuant to the authority vested in the Fire Marshal by County Ordinance 2018-8, the Fire Code, including Chapter 1, Part 2. Section I 03. l and Chapter l, Part 2. Section 104.1 of the International Fire Code. 20 I 5 edition. and […]

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Current Fire Restrictions in New Mexico

Below are the current fire restrictions in New Mexico. The website, Firerestrictions.us is temporarily unavailable. You can contact your local fire department or government agency for additional information. LOCAL Los Alamos CountyMora CountySanta Fe County STATE State Land Office FEDERAL Carson National ForestCibola National ForestSanta Fe National Forest

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Actualización del incendio de Luna: 21 de octubre de 2020

Fecha de inicio:17 de octubre de 2020           Causa: Desconocida       Tamaño: 8,000 acres      Contención: 0 % Ubicación: Aproximadamente 2 millas al noreste de Chacon, NM, en  Camino Real Ranger District, Carson National Forest Combustibles: Una mezcla de coníferas y abetos estrechándose en el pino ponderosa en las elevaciones más bajas. Estado actual: Los bomberos están reforzando las líneas […]

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Bosque Nacional Carson implementa etapa 1 de restricciones de incendios

TAOS, NM – 22 de octubre de 2020 – El Bosque Nacional Carson está implementando etapa 1 de restricciones de incendio a fin de reducir el riesgo de los incendios forestales ocasionados por el hombre bajo las condiciones constantes de sequía, niveles históricamente bajos de humedad del combustible y graves condiciones climáticas favorables a los incendios. […]

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Luna Fire Update: 10/22/2020

LUNA FIRE INCIDENT UPDATE CARSON NATIONAL FOREST 10/22/2020 Incident Website: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7246   New Mexico Fire Information: nmfireinfo.com Public Information Line: 575-377-4263 Incident Email: 2020.Luna@firenet.gov   Incident information Start Date: October 17, 2020 Acreage: 10,300 Injuries: 0 Location:   2 miles North of Chacon Percent Contained: 0 Cause: Under Investigation Full Containment: 11/10/2020 Resources Hand Crews: 4 […]

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Los Alamos County Enters Level 1 Fire Restrictions

Los Alamos, New Mexico— Los Alamos Fire Department’s Fire Marshal Wendy Servey announced today that she is enacting Level 1 Fire Restrictions for Los Alamos County, effective Friday, Oct. 23. Servey said the decision was made in partnership with LAFD’s Wildland Division today after reviewing the potential threat of wildfire, especially in light of the […]

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Carson National Forest Implements Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

TAOS, NM – Oct. 22, 2020 – The Carson National Forest is implementing Stage 1 fire restrictions to reduce the risk of human-caused wildfire during consistent drought conditions, historically low fuel moisture levels and severe fire weather conditions. The Stage 1 restrictions will go into effect forest-wide at 8 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. The […]

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Santa Fe National Forest Implements Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Due to Extreme Drought, Very High Fire Danger

SANTA FE, NM – Oct. 22, 2020 – The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) is implementing Stage 1 fire restrictions to reduce the risk of human-caused wildfire during extreme drought conditions, historically low fuel moisture levels and very high fire danger. The Stage 1 restrictions will go into effect forest-wide at 6 a.m. on Friday, […]

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2020 NM Wildland Urban Fire Summit – Starts Tomorrow!

Beginning tomorrow at 9am, join us for the Virtual NM Wildland Urban Fire Summit! Six continuing education credits are available for the Society of American Foresters (SAF). REGISTRATION is free! October 22-23-2020.

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Luna Fire Update: Oct. 21, 2020

Start date: Oct. 17, 2020      Cause: Unknown             Size: 8,000 acres                Containment: 0% Location:  Approximately 2 miles northeast of Chacon, NM, on the Camino Real Ranger District, Carson National Forest Fuels:  Mixed conifer and spruce tapering to ponderosa pine at lower elevations. Current status: Firefighters are strengthening firelines for the Luna Fire in […]

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Fire Ban In Place On State Trust Land In Response to Luna Fire

Santa Fe, New Mexico – Commissioner Garcia Richard has placed a ban on campfires on all state trust land in the White Peak region (Game Management Unit 48). Besides the existence of the nearby Luna fire, this prudent decision to prohibit all campfires is necessary given the high fuel loads and drought conditions existing on […]

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Luna Fire Update: Oct. 20, 2020

Start date: Oct. 17, 2020              Cause: Unknown        Size: 7,412 acres          Containment: 0% Location:  Approximately 2 miles northeast of Chacon, NM, on the Camino Real Ranger District, Carson National Forest Fuels:  Mixed conifer and spruce tapering to ponderosa pine at lower elevations. Current status: Fire suppression efforts continue as the Luna Fire […]

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Luna Fire Update: Oct. 19, 2020

Start date: Oct. 17, 2020             Cause: Unknown         Size: Approximately 9,000 acres Containment: 0% Location:  Approximately 2 miles northeast of Chacon, NM, on the Camino Real Ranger District, Carson National Forest Fuels:  Mixed conifer and spruce tapering to ponderosa pine at lower elevations. Current status:  The Luna Fire is progressing west toward Cerro […]

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Mars Fire Remains at 20 Acres

Tijeras, NM, October 19, 2020 – The Mars Fire burning in the Manzanita Mountains, southwest of the intersection of Mars Court and Raven Road reached 20 acres in size at 10 pm last night. Crews worked diligently through the night constructing handline around the perimeter of the fire. As of this morning, the Mars fire […]

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Mars Fire Burning in the Manzanita Mountains

Tijeras, NM, October 18, 2020 – Fire crews are currently engaged on a brushfire reported this afternoon on the Manzanita Mountains. The Mars Fire burning southwest of the intersection of Mars Court and Raven Road is estimated to be two acres in size.  The fire is burning in ponderosa pine and pinon juniper fuel types. […]

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New Fire Start on the Carson National Forest, Camino Real Ranger District

Location: Carson National Forest, Camino Real Ranger District Size: 1,000+ acres  Cause: Unknown (under investigation) Date Detected: Oct. 17, 2020 Evacuations: None    Fuel Type: High Elevation Mixed Spruce down to Ponderosa Pine Values at Risk:  Values at risk currently being assessed Resources: Currently en route    Avoid: Forest Road 76 Fire Update: A new fire start has been identified on the Camino Real Ranger District on […]

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2020 NM Wildland Urban Fire Summit – One Week Away

Remember to register for the Virtual NM Wildland Urban Fire Summit, Oct. 22-23, 2020! In addition to connecting with your peers and getting the most up to date information, continuing education credits (6) are available for the Society of American Foresters (SAF). We’ll see you there!

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