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Rincon Fire Update – June 12, 2021

Forest Insect and Disease Conditions in the Southwestern Region, 2020 Start date: June 11, 2021            Cause: Unknown             Size: Approximately 200+ acres            Containment: 0% Location: Pecos Wilderness, Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District, Santa Fe National Forest, approximately 2 miles east of Hamilton Mesa and 6 air miles northwest of the village of Upper Rociada. Fuels: Spruce/fir at […]

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Poso Fire Update – June 12, 2021 – Fire managers plan to implement hand ignitions on the northern edge of the fire perimeter today.

Poso Fire Update – June 12, 2021 EL RITO, NM – June 12, 2021 – Fire managers plan to implement hand ignitions on the northern edge of the fire perimeter today. This is in conjunction with ongoing aerial ignitions. This fire is at a crucial point in which connecting the burning areas will keep the […]

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New Fire Start on SFNF – Rincon Fire in Pecos Wilderness

June 11, 2021 Start date: June 11, 2021            Cause: Unknown             Size: Approximately 150 acres                           Containment: 0% Location: Pecos Wilderness, Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District, Santa Fe National Forest, approximately 2 miles east of Hamilton Mesa and 6 air miles northwest of the village of Upper Rociada. Fuels: Spruce/fir at 11,000 feet elevation. Significant insect […]

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Poso Fire Update – June 11, 2021: The Northern New Mexico Type 3 Incident Management Team aims to implement management tactics to meet multiple resource objectives.

Poso Fire Update – June 11, 2021   EL RITO, NM – June 11, 2021 – In order to take advantage of the lightning caused Poso Fire, the Northern New Mexico Type 3 Incident Management Team aims to implement management tactics to meet multiple resource objectives. Some of which are, returning natural fire into the […]

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Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round: Don’t Get Burned! Be Prepared

National Get Outdoors Day, or “GO day,” is a fee-free day designed to attract new, diverse communities to outdoor activities and motivate kids to explore their national forests and other public lands. As the national forests welcome visitors to enjoy our public lands for GO day, we also remind people that the month of June […]

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Poso Fire Update – June 10, 2021: The Northern New Mexico Type 3 Incident Management Team assumed command of the Poso Fire at 9:00 pm June 9th.

EL RITO, NM – June 10, 2021 – The Northern New Mexico Type 3 Incident Management Team assumed command of the Poso Fire at 9:00 pm June 9th.  Fire managers intend to manage this lightning caused wildfire to meet multiple resource objectives. Some of which are, returning natural fire into the eco-system to promote forest health, reduce hazardous fuels to reduce the risk […]

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Housing and Wildfire: Fire Adapted Communities NM Learning Network

Tune into this post from the Fire Adapted Communities NM Learning Network on Housing and Wildfire. This Wildfire Wednesday features: Wildfire preparation resources for renters & homeowners Advice on how to help your neighbors prepare for wildfire season An upcoming webinar of interest Join the network and share this information with your neighbors!

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Gila NF: Drummond Fire Update, June 10, 2021

Date: June 10, 2021 Announcement: Unless significant fire activity increases on the Drummond Fire, news releases will occur only as changes develop during the next week. Location:  The Drummond Fire is one mile south of Emory Pass on the Gila National Forest, Black Range Ranger District, Sierra County, NM Start Date:  May 19, 2021                Size: […]

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Wolf Draw Fire Update – June 9, 2021

This will be the last update on the Wolf Draw Fire unless conditions change significantly. Start date:  May 29, 2021 Location:  Approximately 30 miles north of Cuba and 11 miles northwest of Regina on the Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF), Rio Arriba County Cause:  Human. The Wolf Draw Fire was […]

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Incident Management Team to Assume Command of Poso Fire

Taos, NM – June 9, 2021— The Northern New Mexico Type-3 Incident Management Team will assume command of the Poso Fire on the Carson National Forest Wednesday, June 9 at 9:00 p.m. Over the next few days, the team will reinforce lines around the management area and monitor fire behavior and growth. The fire, currently […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 9, 2021

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/   Fire Phone 575-519-0103 JOHNSON FIRE Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 11 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM Start Date: May 20, 2021                                                    Size: ~ 45,551                                        Cause:  […]

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Wolf Draw Fire Update – June 8, 2021

The only significant change in today’s update is an increase in the containment percentage which is now 80%. The smoke that is spreading across Northern New Mexico is coming primarily from wildfires in Arizona. Start date:  May 29, 2021 Location:  Approximately 30 miles north of Cuba and 11 miles northwest of Regina on the Cuba […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 8, 2021

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/   Fire Phone 575-519-0103 JOHNSON FIRE Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 11 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM Start Date: May 20, 2021                                                    Size: ~ 43,792                                        Cause:  […]

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Gila NF: Drummond Fire Update for June 8, 2021

Announcement: A public meeting for local residents will be held at the Black Range Lodge Amphitheater today, Tuesday June 8th, at 6:00 p.m. The Lodge is located at 50 Main Street, Kingston, NM. Please note the fire information contact phone number has changed. The new number is provided above. Location:  The Drummond Fire is one […]

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Wolf Draw Fire Update – June 7

Start date:  May 29, 2021 Location:  Approximately 30 miles north of Cuba and 11 miles northwest of Regina on the Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF), Rio Arriba County Cause:  Human. The Wolf Draw Fire was caused by an illegal abandoned campfire that escaped the fire ring over the Memorial Day […]

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Gila NF: Drummond & Trujillo Fires-Update for June 7, 2021

Date: June 7, 2021 Announcement:  A Public Meeting is scheduled for 6 PM on Tuesday, June 8, at the Black Range Lodge, 50 N Main Street, Kingston, NM.   Location:  The Drummond Fire is one mile south of Emory Pass and the Trujillo Fire is one mile south of the Drummond Fire on the Gila […]

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Gila NF: Forest Order for Johnson Fire Temporary Area Closures

Silver City, NM. June 7, 2021.  The Gila National Forest has issued Forest Order 03-06-05-21-016 Johnson Fire Temporary Area Closure as of June 7, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. and will remain in effect until December 31, 2021 or until rescinded, whichever comes first. The description of the closure area is as follows: From the Little […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 6, 2021

Sunday, June 6, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/   Fire Phone 575-519-0103 JOHNSON FIRE Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 11 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM Start Date: May 20, 2021                                                    Size: ~ 41,209                                        […]

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Wolf Draw Fire Update – June 5, 2021

Start date:  May 29, 2021 Location:  Approximately 30 miles north of Cuba and 11 miles northwest of Regina on the Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF), Rio Arriba County Cause:  Human. The Wolf Draw Fire was caused by an illegal abandoned campfire that escaped the fire ring over the Memorial Day […]

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Gila NF: Johnson Fire Update for June 5, 2021

Saturday, June 5, 2021 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Inciweb: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7493/   Fire Phone 575-519-0103 JOHNSON FIRE Location: Johnson Canyon, west of McKenna Park. 11 miles west of Gila Cliff Dwellings, Wilderness Ranger District, Catron County, NM Start Date: May 20, 2021                                                    Size: ~ 38,300                                        […]

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