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Lincoln National Forest – Sacramento Ranger District: Prescribed Burn Near Bluewater Ranch

The Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District is proceeding with a prescribed burn approximately two miles west of Bluewater Ranch passed Seep Canyon. Multiple piles will be treated with hand ignitions today. Crews hope to claim 150 acres. Work began around 10:00 a.m. this morning.  Weather conditions are optimal with mild winds and cooler temperatures. […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Lewis Prescribed Burn 4/12/2019

The Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District will continue with ignition on the Lewis Prescribed fire today. The prescribed burn is located near the towns of Weed and Sacramento, NM. Smoke may impact various roads in the area and may be visible from the communities of Weed, Mayhill, Sacramento and Cloudcroft NM. The public is […]

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Cibola NF & National Grasslands – Magdalena Ranger District Plan Baney Prescribed Burn this spring.

MAGDALENA, NM, April 9, 2019– Fire managers from Cibola National Forest and National Grasslands are planning to conduct the Baney prescribed burn on the Magdalena Ranger District this spring in the  San Mateo Mountains. Aerial and hand ignition will be used to treat up to 5,000 acres in the project area, located on the northwest […]

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Gila National Forest – East Centerfire Prescribed Burn (Quemado RD) postponed

The Gila NF, Quemado Ranger District will not conduct the previously announced prescribed burn in the area known as East Centerfire today, April 8. After reviewing conditions on the ground, including recent precipitation, and forecasted weather and winds, fire managers decided to postpone the burn. Fire managers will look for a window next week to […]

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Gila National Forest: East Centerfire Prescribed Burn Planned on Quemado RD

Forest Order 06-19-003_Exhibit A (Map)FreemanUnit_VicinityMap for NRForest Order 06-19-003_EastCenterfireRxBurn Quemado, NM, April 4, 2019—For Immediate Release.  The Gila National Forest, Quemado Ranger District plans to conduct a broadcast burn starting the week of April 8, weather dependent. The project plan is for 4,100 acres in the East Centerfire Unit, which is adjacent to Upper Cottonwood […]

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National Park Service Plans Prescribed Fire at El Malpais National Monument

Grants, NM – The National Park Service at El Malpais National Monument and the Bureau of Land Management’s El Malpais National Conservation Area plan to conduct a prescribed fire on the west side of the monument near the junction of County Road 42 and the Big Tubes turn-off. The Rendija prescribed fire is approximately 1,500 […]

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Lincoln National Forest, Lewis Prescribed Burn

The Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District will continue with ignition today on the Lewis Prescribed fire as previously planned. The prescribed burn is located near the towns of Weed and Sacramento, NM approximately 1 mile southwest of Blue Water Ranch and north/northeast of Mike Jones Ranch. Smoke may impact various roads in the area and […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Lewis Prescribed Burn To Proceed Next Week

The Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District is planning to proceed with the Lewis Prescribed Burn early next week if conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, wind direction and weather forecasts, remain favorable. The burn area is approximately 1,000 acres located 1 mile southwest of Blue Water Ranch and north/northeast of Mike Jones Ranch. […]

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Gila NF: Collins Park Prescribed Burn

Shantie_Springs_RX MapLa Jolla_Rx Map The Gila National Forest is planning to conduct two prescribed burns (La Jolla and Shantie Springs) which includes approximately 6,000 acres which is located near Collins Park and the surrounding area, beginning today. Collins Park is located on Reserve Ranger District. Smoke and firefighter activity may impact FR 94, FR 28, […]

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Gila National Forest: East Centerfire Prescribed Burn planned on Quemado Ranger District

Quemado, NM, March 8, 2019—For Immediate Release.  The Gila National Forest, Quemado Ranger District plans to conduct a broadcast burn for late March – early April, weather dependent. The project plan is for 4,105 acres in the East Centerfire Unit, which is adjacent to Upper Cottonwood Canyon and Freeman Mountain, over a five-day period. The […]

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BLM’s Centennial Prescribed Burn – FINAL UPDATE 3/7/19 5:30 PM – Firefighters SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED ignitions – the area will be monitored over the next few days

BLM Las Cruces District News Release:  Centennial Prescribed Burn planned in Otero County LAS CRUCES, N.M. – On March 7, 2018, the Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with Holloman Air Force Base, is planning a prescribed burn in southern New Mexico.  Personnel will concentrate their efforts on burning the Centennial Bombing Range, located on McGregor Range.  Centennial […]

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BLM’s Centennial Prescribed Burn – UPDATE 3/7/19 11:00 AM – Conditions on site are favorable, test fire successful – Firefighters are proceeding with ignitions

The Centennial Prescribed Burn is scheduled for ignition operations TODAY, March 7th, if all conditions are favorable and within the parameters outlined in the Burn Plan.  Firefighters are on site and will conduct the Test Fire.  They will observe the fire behavior under the current (day of burn) weather and fuel conditions.  If the test […]

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BLM’s Centennial Prescribed Burn – UPDATE – 3/7/19 – Ignition Operations scheduled for TODAY, March 7

The Centennial Prescribed Burn is scheduled for ignition operations TODAY, March 7th, if all conditions are favorable and within the parameters outlined in the Burn Plan.  Firefighters are on site and will conduct the Test Fire.  They will observe the fire behavior under the current (day of burn) weather and fuel conditions.  If the test fire […]

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Centennial Prescribed Burn – Ignition Operations scheduled for Thursday, March 7th

The Centennial Prescribed Burn is scheduled for ignition operations on March 7th, if all conditions are favorable and within the parameters outlined in the Burn Plan.  The standard protocol is to conduct a Test Fire at the prescribed fire site to observe the fire behavior under current (day of burn) weather and fuel conditions.  If […]

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Ignition Operations completed on Dripping Springs Prescribed Burn – Update 3/5/19 4:15 PM

Dripping Springs Prescribed Burn UPDATE – 3/5/19  4:15 PM Firefighters have completed ignition operations on the Dripping Springs Prescribed Burn.  They were successful in treating the entire target area of 50 acres.  Mild winds contributed to smoke dispersal, which minimized smoke impacts.  Firefighting personnel will remain on site to patrol and monitor the area into […]

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Dripping Springs Prescribed Fire Update 3/5/19 11:20 AM – Test Fire successful, firefighters are proceeding with ignitions

The fire suppression effort is ongoing as 13 firefighters are winding down fire operations on the 50-acre Baylor Canyon Fire,  which is 75% contained.    UPDATE:  3/5/19  11:20 AM – The TEST FIRE on the Dripping Springs Prescribed Fire was successful!  Firefighters are proceeding with ignitions.  Update from the prescribed fire (at 1:00 PM) is […]

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Dripping Springs Prescribed Fire – Ignitions Planned for TODAY, March 5th

The fire suppression effort is ongoing as 13 firefighters are winding down fire operations on the 50-acre Baylor Canyon Fire,  which is 75% contained.    The Dripping Springs Prescribed Fire is scheduled for ignition operations TODAY, March 5th, if all conditions are favorable and within the parameters outlined in the Burn Plan.  The standard protocol is […]

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BLM – Las Cruces District – Ignition Operations on Dripping Springs Prescribed Fire Project scheduled for Tuesday, March 5th

Fire behavior has moderated significantly on the 50-acre Baylor Canyon Fire which was 50% contained by Sunday (3/3/19) evening.  Full suppression efforts continue on the fire.  The Dripping Springs Prescribed Fire is scheduled for ignition operations on March 5, if all conditions are favorable and within the parameters outlined in the Burn Plan.  The standard […]

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

2019 L-T East Rx Vicinity Map Mimbres, NM; March 4, 2019 – For Immediate Release – The Wilderness Ranger District will be conducting prescribed burning in the L-T East burn area. The planned dates to start are mid-to-late April, weather dependent. This project is funded by the New Mexico Department of Game & Fish, Big […]

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Lincoln National Forest Sacramento Ranger District to Burn Piles Feb. 19-20

Fire officials on the Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger will burn slash piles near Alamo Peak today and tomorrow, weather permitting. Fire managers will monitor conditions closely to ensure they fall within the ranges identified in the burn plan. Crews hope to consume 12 hand piles of mixed conifer located along Alamo Peak Road between […]

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