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SFNF Plans La Jara Prescribed Burn on Cuba Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – May 10, 2019 – Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to conduct the La Jara prescribed burn on the Cuba Ranger District sometime between May 22, 2019, and June 30, 2019, when favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, provide an optimal window. […]

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BLM to Continue Prescribed Fire in Cibola County in May-June

This month and into June, the Bureau of Land Management Rio Puerco Field Office plans to continue a prescribed fire in Cibola County, weather permitting.  The burn, which will occur in the 4,000 acre Chain of Craters-Rendija prescribed fire project, will be conducted in several phases. The project area is located within the El Malpais […]

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BLM Prescribed Fire in McKinley and Sandoval Counties in May – Early June

As early as next week and continuing through spring and into early summer, the Bureau of Land Management Rio Puerco Field Office plans to conduct a prescribed fire in McKinley and Sandoval counties, weather permitting. The approximately 500-acre area, known as Mesa Chivato, is comprised of ponderosa pine, piñon and juniper trees within the Ignacio […]

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Lincoln National Forest- Alamo Peak Prescribed Burn

Prescribed Burn Planned for Alamo Peak, Sacramento Ranger District Alamogordo, NM—May 8, 2019— The Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest will be burning a combination of hand and slash piles beginning May 9, 2019, as conditions and weather allow. The piles are located off Alamo Peak Road within timber sale areas. The prescribed […]

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Carson NF Hwy 84 Prescribed Fire Starts Today

The Canjilon Ranger District has started the Highway 84 prescribed burn this morning to reduce hazardous fuels following thinning and fuelwood removal activities. The prescribed burn is located 3 ½ miles northwest of Canjilon, ½ mile south of Cebolla, and ½ mile north of Rincon Blanco. The 820-acre unit runs parallel along the east side […]

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SFNF Plans Moya Prescribed Burn on Cuba Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – May 6, 2019 – Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to take advantage of favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, to conduct a prescribed burn on the Jacquez unit of the Moya treatment area on the Cuba Ranger District Tuesday, May 7, […]

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Pacheco Canyon Prescribed Burn Pushed to Sunday

 SANTA FE, NM – May 3, 2019 – After studying conditions, including fuel moisture levels, weather forecasts, air quality and wind direction, fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) today decided to delay the previously announced Pacheco Canyon prescribed burn until Sunday, May 5. Fire managers will continue to monitor conditions and will […]

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Gila NF: Indian Peaks Prescribed Fire Planned on Black Range Ranger District

Truth or Consequences, NM, May 2, 2019—For Immediate Release. The Black Range Ranger District is prepared and ready to implement the Indian Peaks Prescribed Fire Project beginning Saturday, May 11, conditions permitting. The estimated project size is 9,400 acres on National Forest System lands and an additional 600 acres of New Mexico State Trust Lands […]

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SFNF Fire Managers Looking at Saturday for Pacheco Canyon Prescribed Burn

SANTA FE, NM – May 2, 2019 – The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) may proceed with the previously announced Pacheco Canyon prescribed burn Saturday, May 4, if conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, wind direction and weather forecasts, are favorable. The 500-acre unit is adjacent to Forest Road 102, approximately 6 miles east […]

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Lincoln National Forest- Lewis Prescribed Burn Will Continue Through the Weekend

Fire officials on the Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District will continue with the Lewis Prescribed Burn today and throughout the weekend. Smoke may be visible from Weed, Sacramento, Mayhill and Cloudcroft, NM. Over the next 5 days, fire officials hope to claim approximately 650 acres in Seep Canyon and Little Lewis Canyon, conditions permitting. […]

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SFNF Plans Prescribed Burn on Jemez Ranger District

SANTA FE, NM – May 1, 2019 – Fire managers on the Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to implement a prescribed burn in the Tent Rocks area between May 11 and June 1, 2019, if conditions remain favorable. The treatment area is approximately 3.5 miles north of Jemez Springs, […]

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Mountainair Ranger District Conduct Prescribed Burn Beginning May 1st

Mountainair, NM April 30, 2019: Late winter and early spring storms have given fire managers on the Mountainair Ranger District the opportunity to explore spring prescribed burning in the Manzano Mountains. If conditions are suitable, fire crews will be evaluating parts of the Thunderbird area as well as the Chato burn. These are continuations of […]

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Lincoln National Forest- Copeland Fire Final Update

Incident Name – Copeland Fire Fire Update: Fire management officials decided on a full suppression tactic on the Copeland Fire. The Copeland Fire was called 100% contained at 3:27pm April 26, 2019. Crews immediately responded to the fire, which was detected Thursday evening at 6:10 pm. The Copeland Fire was located on the north end of […]

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Gila NF: L-T East Prescribed Burn Planned on Wilderness Ranger District

2019 L-T East Rx Vicinity Map Mimbres, NM; April 26, 2019 – For Immediate Release – The Wilderness Ranger District will be conducting prescribed burning in the L-T East burn area. The planned date to start is the week of May 6, weather dependent. The actual burn will take approximately two days and then two […]

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Gila NF: Rincon Fire, Wilderness Ranger District

Location: South of Grapevine Campground, west of NM Highway15, Wilderness Ranger District Start Date:  April 25, 2019 Cause:  Probable human-caused Vegetation: Riparian area with cottonwood, ponderosa pine, oak  and pinon juniper Resources: Size:  ~ 10-20 acres Containment: 0% Incident Commander: R. Gallardo, ICT4 Summary: The Rincon Fire, is burning on National Forest System lands, on […]

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SFNF May Conduct Pacheco Canyon Prescribed Burn This Weekend

SANTA FE, NM – April 25, 2019 – The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) may proceed with the previously announced Pacheco Canyon prescribed burn this weekend if conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, wind direction and weather forecasts, are favorable. Fire managers are looking at Saturday or Sunday to conduct this one-day burn. If […]

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SFNF Postpones Rowe Mesa Prescribed Burn

SANTA FE, NM – April 22, 2019 –Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are postponing the prescribed burn on Rowe Mesa originally planned for this week, primarily due to forecasted weather with showers and thunderstorms expected later today through Wednesday. Fire managers may reschedule the 293-acre East Rowe Mesa Phase II prescribed burn […]

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Lincoln National Forest-Lewis Prescribed Burn Continues This Week

Fire managers on the Lincoln National Forest plan to take advantage of favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, winds and weather forecasts, to continue with ignitions on the Lewis Prescribed Burn on the Sacramento Ranger District. Today, crews are hoping to claim a 260-acre area by Bluewater Ranch off Rd 160 and 160a. Smoke will […]

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Wet Weather Provides Opportunities for Spring Prescribed Burning

Mountainair, NM April 3, 2019: Late winter and early spring storms have given fire managers on the Mountainair Ranger District the opportunity to explore spring prescribed burning in the Manzano Mountains.  If conditions are suitable, fire crews will be evaluating parts of the Thunderbird area as well as  the Chato burn.  These are continuations of […]

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