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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 10th Morning Update

Location: Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected: June 6, 2020   Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size: Estimated 1,130 acres Percent contained: 30% Summary: The Uvas Fire was started by lightning from […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 9th Evening Update

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020  Cause:  Lightning   Vegetation:  Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size:  Estimated 1,130 acres Percent contained:  30% Summary: The Uvas Fire was started by lightning from […]

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Update on Good and Turkey Fire for June 9, 2020, Gila National Forest, Wilderness Ranger District

Good Fire Location: in Blood Good Canyon, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest Start Date:  June 6, 2020               Size:  ~ 800 acres                              Cause: Lightning Vegetation:  Pinyon Juniper Resources:  eight smokejumpers, one 20-person Interagency Hotshot Crew, and a seven-person Wilderness District crew.  Turkey Fire Location:  northeast of Brushy Mountain, Wilderness RD, Gila National Forest Start Date: […]

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A.M. Update for June 9, 2020 – Tadpole Fire, Gila National Forest, Silver City Ranger District

Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 12:00 P.M. MT Fire Information Line: (575) 313-4678 (575)654-4502 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Additional Fire Information available: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6737/ Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Location:  12 miles north of Silver City Start Date: June 6, 2020 Cause:  Lightning Vegetation:  Timber with grass understory, brush, and […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 9th Morning Update

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020  Cause: Lightning  Vegetation: Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size:  Estimated 831 acres Percent contained:  20% Summary:  The Uvas Fire was started by lightning from […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 8th Evening Update

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020  Cause: Lightning  Vegetation: Grass, Brush, Pinon, Juniper Current size:  Estimated 831 acres Percent contained:  20% Summary:  The Uvas Fire was started by lightning from […]

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Update on Good Fire and Turkey Fire June 8, 2020 – Gila National Forest, Wilderness Ranger District

Map_Turkey Good June 7 2020 Good Fire Location: in Blood Good Canyon, Wilderness Ranger District, Gila National Forest Start Date:  June 6, 2020       Size:  ~ 630 acres                  Cause: Lightning Vegetation:  Pinyon Juniper Resources:  eight smokejumpers  Turkey Fire Location:  northeast of Brushy Mountain, Wilderness RD, Gila National Forest Start Date: June 6, 2020        Size:  ~500 acres       […]

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Tadpole Fire Update June 8, 2020, Gila National Forest, Silver City Ranger District

Fire Information Line: (575) 313-4678 (575)654-4502 Visit the New Mexico Fire Information website at http://www.nmfireinfo.com Additional Fire Information available: http://www.inciweb.nwcg.gov Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. TADPOLE FIRE Start date: 6/6/2020 Cause: Lightning Estimated Fire Size: TADPOLE FIRE:            600 Acres   % Contained: 0% # of Firefighters: 90 Injuries to date: 0 Estimated […]

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Tortolita Fire Update 6/8/20 – Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District

Incident Name – Tortolita Fire Jurisdiction: State, Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 5 acres. (4.5 acres on private land. 0.5 acres on US Forest Service Land) Containment: 50% Cause: Unknown, Under Investigation Date/Time Detected: 6/7/2020 3:45 pm Location: Approximately 2 miles southwest of Nogal, NM. Between Church Mountain and Nogal Peak. Lat/Long: […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire – June 8th Morning Update

Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 11 miles SW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Detected:  June 6, 2020  Cause:  Lightning  Vegetation:  Grass, brush and Pinon Juniper Current size:   Estimated 628 acres Percent contained:  10% Summary:  The Uvas Fire was started by lightning from […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire Update, June 7, 8:00 pm

Uvas Fire Update – June 7, 2020 – 8:00 pm Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 10 miles SSW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected: June 6, 2020 at 3:41 pm Current size:  Estimated 628 acres Percent contained: 10% Cause: Lightning Vegetation: […]

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New Start – Tortolita Fire – Lincoln National Forest Smokey Bear Ranger District

Incident Name – Tortolita Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: Approximately 5 acres Cause: Unknown Date/Time Detected: 6/7/2020 3:45 pm Location: Approximately 2 miles southwest of Nogal, NM. Between Church Mountain and Nogal Peak. Lat/Long: 33°32’7.37″N, 105°43’57.71″W Firefighting Resources: 1 engine plus support personnel, 1 helicopter, county and state resources, 2 single-engine […]

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BLM Las Cruces District – Uvas Fire Update, June 7, 1:00 pm

Uvas Fire Update – June 7, 2020 – 1:00 pm Location:  Uvas Mountains on BLM Land, approximately 10 miles SSW of Hatch, NM and 18 miles N of Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, NM. Date detected:  June 6, 2020 at 3:41 pm Current size:   Estimated at 75 – 100 acres Percent contained:  0% […]

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Update on Tadpole Fire, June 7, 2020, Gila National Forest, Silver City Ranger District

Location:  south of Tadpole Ridge, Silver City Ranger District, Grant County, NM Start Date: June 6, 2020        Size:  ~450 acres                   Cause:  Lightning Vegetation:  Pinyon Juniper, Ponderosa Pine Resources:   One (1) FS Engine, four hand crews travelling to the incident including two Hot Shot Crews. Gila/Las Cruces Type 3 IMT will take over the incident […]

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New Start – Tadpole Fire, Gila National Forest, Silver City Ranger District

Location:  south of Tadpole Ridge, Silver City Ranger District, Grant County, NM Start Date: June 6, 2020               Size:  ~30 acres       Cause:  Lightning Vegetation:  Pinyon Juniper, Ponderosa Pine Resources:   One (1) FS Engine, three (3) Hand crews on order, Type 3 Team on Order Incident Commander:  Leo Trujillo, ICT4   Summary:  The Tadpole Fire Is burning […]

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East Mountain Fire Update 6/4/2020- Lincoln National Forest- Smokey Bear Ranger District

Incident Name: East Mountain Fire  Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 5.5 acres Cause: Lightning      Date Detected: June 2, 2020 Location: Capitan Mountain Wilderness Area on the south side of the mountain Fuel Type:  Pinyon-Juniper, dead and down trees remaining from the Pepin Fire in 2004. Values at Risk: Private Land Fire Update […]

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East Mountain Fire Update 6/3/2020- Lincoln National Forest- Smokey Bear Ranger District

Incident Name: East Mountain Fire  Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: 3 acres Cause: Lightning      Date Detected: June 2, 2020 Location: Capitan Mountain Wilderness Area on the south side of the mountain Fuel Type:  Pinyon-Juniper and dead and down trees remaining from the Pepin Fire in 2004. Values at Risk: Private Land […]

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East Mountain Fire- Lincoln National Forest- Smokey Bear Ranger District

This is an update to the post made earlier this evening about the new fire start on the Smokey Bear Ranger District. In order to get information out to the public as quickly as possible, the fire had not been named yet at the time of the post. We now have an official name of […]

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New Start- Lincoln National Forest- Smokey Bear Ranger District

Jurisdiction: US Forest Service, Smokey Bear Ranger District Size: Approximately 2 acres Cause: Lightning      Date Detected: June 2, 2020 Location: Capitan Mountain Wilderness Area on the south side of the mountain. Fuel Type:  Burning in dead and down trees remaining from the Pepin Fire in 2004. Values at Risk: No values at risk have been […]

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Lincoln National Forest-Bailey Fire Update-5/16/2020

Incident Name: Bailey Fire Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Sacramento Ranger District Size: 0.75 Cause: Under Investigation Date/Time Detected: 5:20 pm on May 15, 2020 Location: Bailey Canyon Lat/Long: 32°58’28.13″N, 105°45’38.89″W Firefighting Resources: 3 engines, 1 hotshot crew Fuel Type:  Ponderosa pine and slash Containment: 90% Fire Update for 5/16/2020:  This will be the last update for […]

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