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Wildfire Preparedness is Year-Round: Skip the Fireworks to Support Firefighters

Fireworks are a popular Fourth of July tradition. Over the years, many of us have personally experienced close calls and disasters related to firework-ignited fires – a stray ember on a rooftop, burnt grass, smoldering casings and other potential ignition sources. With an early start to the 2022 wildfire season, your NM wildfire cooperators and […]

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Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires June 29, 2022, Daily Update

Acres: 341,735| Containment: 93% | Total personnel: 1,237| Start Date: Hermits Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 | Cause: Hermits Peak: Spot fires from prescribed burn; Calf Canyon: Holdover fire from prescribed pile burn | Location: Located near Gallinas Canyon | Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, brush, and grass Highlights: Fire […]

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Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires June 28, 2022, Daily Update

Acres: 341,735| Containment: 93% | Total personnel: 1,215| Start Date: Hermits Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 | Cause: Hermits Peak: Spot fires from prescribed burn; Calf Canyon: Holdover fire from prescribed pile burn | Location: Located near Gallinas Canyon | Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, brush, and grass Highlights: Fire […]

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Una organización local tipo 3 asumirá el mando del incendio Black

Actualización diaria del 27 de junio de 2022 EQUIPO DE GESTIÓN DE INCIDENTES DEL ÁREA DEL SUROESTE EQUÍPO 4 – AARON HULBURD  – COMANDANTE DEL INCIDENTE Una organización local tipo 3 asumirá el mando del incendio Black Actualización diaria del 27 de junio de 2022 Acres: 325,136 acres Contención: 70% Personal total: 180 Causa: de […]

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Local Type 3 organization to assume command of the Black Fire

June 27, 2022 Daily Update SOUTHWEST AREA INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM TEAM 4 – AARON HULBURD – INCIDENT COMMANDER Acres: 325,136 acres Containment: 70% Total Personnel: 180 Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Start Date: Friday, May 13, 2022 Location: 31 miles northwest of Truth or Consequences, NM Fuels: Timber and tall grass Highlights: At 6:00 PM on […]

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Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires June 27, 2022, Daily Update

Acres: 341,735| Containment: 92% | Total personnel: 1,356| Start Date: Hermits Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 | Cause: Hermits Peak: Spot fires from prescribed burn; Calf Canyon: Holdover fire from prescribed pile burn | Location: Located near Gallinas Canyon | Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, brush, and grass Highlights: Containment […]

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Avanzan los equipos del incendio Black en la reparación de la extinción

Actualización diaria del 26 de junio de 2022 EQUIPO DE GESTIÓN DE INCIDENTES DEL ÁREA DEL SUROESTE EQUÍPO 4 – AARON HULBURD  – COMANDANTE DEL INCIDENTE Acres: 325,133 acres Contención: 70% Personal total: 319 Causa: de orígen humano, a ser determinada Fecha de inicio: Viernes 13 de mayo de 2022 Ubicación: 31 millas al noroeste […]

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Black Fire crews make strides on suppression repair

June 26, 2022 Daily Update SOUTHWEST AREA INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM TEAM 4 – AARON HULBURD – INCIDENT COMMANDER Acres: 325,133 acres Containment: 70% Total Personnel: 319 Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Start Date: Friday, May 13, 2022 Location: 31 miles northwest of Truth or Consequences, NM Fuels: Timber and tall grass Highlights: As part of the […]

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Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires June 26, 2022, Daily Update

Acres: 341,735| Containment: 85% | Total personnel: 1,281| Start Date: Hermits Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 | Cause: Hermits Peak: Spot fires from prescribed burn; Calf Canyon: Holdover fire from prescribed pile burn | Location: Located near Gallinas Canyon | Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, brush, and grass Highlights: Containment […]

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EL EQUIPO BAER DEL SERVICIO FORESTAL COMIENZA LA FASE 3 DE LA EVALUACIÓN DESPUÉS DE LOS INCENDIOS DE HERMITS PEAK Y CALF CANYON

Información BAER: (707) 853-4243 El equipo de Respuesta de Emergencia en Áreas Quemadas (BAER, en inglés) del Bosque Nacional de Santa Fe (SFNF, en inglés) comenzó la Fase 3 de la evaluación de los terrenos del Sistema Nacional de Bosques (NFS, en inglés) que fueron afectados por los incendios de Hermits Peak y Calf Canyon, […]

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Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District Remains Closed Due to Fire Activity, Post-Fire Impacts

Predicted Precipitation Raises Risk of Flash Flooding in Canyons SANTA FE, NM – June 25, 2022 – The Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) is still closed to the public due to fire activities related to the Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires and potential post-fire impacts, including flash flooding […]

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FOREST SERVICE BAER TEAM BEGINS PHASE 3 POST-FIRE ASSESSMENT OF HERMITS PEAK-CALF CANYON FIRES

BAER Information: (707) 853-4243 Santa Fe, NM – June 25, 2022 – The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) team has begun its Phase 3 assessment of National Forest System (NFS) lands impacted by the Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon Fires on the east side of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains Initial preliminary […]

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Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires June 25, 2022, Daily Update

Acres: 341,735| Containment: 78% | Total personnel: 1,423| Start Date: Hermits Peak: April 6, 2022; Calf Canyon: April 19, 2022 | Cause: Hermits Peak: Spot fires from prescribed burn; Calf Canyon: Holdover fire from prescribed pile burn | Location: Located near Gallinas Canyon | Fuels: Heavy mixed conifer, ponderosa pine, brush, and grass Highlights: The […]

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Los equipos del incendio Black responden a incendios provocados por rayos

Actualización diaria del 25 de junio de 2022 EQUIPO DE GESTIÓN DE INCIDENTES DEL ÁREA DEL SUROESTE EQUÍPO 4 – AARON HULBURD  – COMANDANTE DEL INCIDENTE Acres: 325,133 acres Contención: 70% Total Personnel: 491 Causa: de orígen human, a ser determinada Fecha de inicio: Viernes 13 de mayo de 2022 Ubicación: 31 millas al noroeste […]

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Black Fire crews respond to lightning starts 

June 25, 2022 Daily Update SOUTHWEST AREA INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM TEAM 4 – AARON HULBURD – INCIDENT COMMANDER Acres: 325,133 acres Containment: 70% Total Personnel: 491 Cause: Human-caused, under investigation Start Date: Friday, May 13, 2022 Location: 31 miles northwest of Truth or Consequences, NM Fuels: Timber and tall grass Highlights: As thunderstorms move across […]

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SFNF Issues Closure Order for Jemez Recreation Sites at Risk of Post-Fire Flooding

at Risk of Post-Fire Flooding SANTA FE, NM – June 24, 2022 – The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) today issued a closure order to protect public health and safety by closing several popular developed recreation sites along NM Highway 4 on the Jemez Ranger District. The recreation sites are at extreme risk of flash […]

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New Mexicans Have Tough Choices

Today, the Gila National Forest lifted fire restrictions. While the fire danger on the forest has decreased from “extreme” to “moderate”, the potential for large wildfires remains. The public is urged to remain vigilant when they visit the forest. Remember to use any fire source in a cautious manner. Never leave a campfire unattended. When […]

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Las lluvias monzónicas tempranas establecen récords en el incendio Black 

Actualización diaria del 24 de junio de 2022 EQUIPO DE GESTIÓN DE INCIDENTES DEL ÁREA DEL SUROESTE EQUÍPO 4 – AARON HULBURD  – COMANDANTE DEL INCIDENTE Acres: 325,133 acres Contención: 70% Personal total: 548 Causa: de orígen human, a ser determinada Fecha de inicio: Viernes 13 de mayo de 2022 Ubicación: 31 millas al noroeste […]

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Santa Fe County Opens County Trails – June 24, 2022

SANTA FE, NM – All Santa Fe County trails are open to the public effective June 24, 2022. This opening is due to the early onset of monsoonal weather patterns and the fact that Santa Fe National Forest has lifted fire restrictions for most of the 1.6-million-acre forest. Santa Fe County Fire Chief Jackie Lindsey […]

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