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Gila National Forest – Buzzard Fire Update for June 10, 2018

Favorable Weather Conditions Provide Firefighters Opportunities to Continue Line Construction June 10, 2018 Daily Update Acres: 41,227                                  Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused                  Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Buzzard Fire for June 9, 2018

Crews Focus on Line Construction on Southwest Side of Buzzard Fire June 9, 2018 Daily Update Acres: 40,303                                                                             Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused                                                                              Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM (Gila NF) Containment: 68%                                                                     Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory) Total Personnel: 513                                                                  General Information:  Firefighters continue to assess fire growth […]

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Gila National Forest – Buzzard Fire Update for June 8, 2018

  As Fire Activity Decreases, Erosion Control and Seeding Work Continues June 8, 2018 Daily Update Acres: 40,303                                                                             Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused                                                                              Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM (Gila NF) Containment: 68%                                                                     Fuels: Timber (litter, grass and understory) Total Personnel: 513                                                                    General Information:  At 6:00 a.m. Friday morning, […]

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Soldier Canyon Fire Update – 6/8/2018 12:20 am

Incident Name – Soldier Canyon Fire Jurisdiction: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Mescalero Apache Date/Time Detected: 6/7/2018 3:00 pm Location: Soldier Canyon. North of the town of Mescalero Lat/Long: Lat: 33°, 10′, 16.83″, Lon: 105°, 46′, 8.39″ Legal Description: T13S, R12E, NESW Sec 22 Firefighting Resources: Type 3 Incident Management Team, VFD, Forest Service and BLM resources. 2 […]

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Gila National Forest – Buzzard Fire Update for June 7, 2018

 Incident Management Team transfers command of Buzzard Fire June 7, 2018 Daily Update   Acres:  39,642 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM (Gila NF) Containment: 68% Fuels: Timber (litter, grass, and understory) Total personnel: 574 General Information: On Friday at 6:00 A.M., Steve Millert’s Type 2 Incident […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Meadow Fire for June 6, 2018

Acres:  ~160 Start Date: June 3, 2018 Cause:  Under investigation Location: Silver City RD, NW of Signal Peak Lookout Containment: 80% Fuels: Grass, oak brush, heavy dead and down and ponderosa pine Total personnel:  100 Incident Commander: M. Schinstock, iCT4 Summary:  The Meadow Fire is burning on Forest Service lands north of Signal Peak. Initial […]

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Gila National Forest – Update on Buzzard Fire for June 6, 2018

Preventive Measures Lessen Chance of Additional Fires in the Forest   June 6, 2018 Daily Update  Acres:  38,812 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM (Gila NF) Containment: 49% Fuels: Timber (litter, grass, and understory) Total personnel: 577 General Information: As a result of fire danger raising to […]

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Gila National Forest – Buzzard Fire Update for June 5, 2018

20180605_Buzzard Fire Smoke Outlook High Temperatures Increasing Over Buzzard Fire June 5, 2018 Daily Update   Acres:  36,964 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM (Gila NF) Containment: 49% Fuels: Timber (litter, grass, and understory) Total personnel: 561 General Information: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday will see some of […]

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Gila National Forest – Buzzard Fire Update for June 4, 2018

Firefighters’ Efforts Protect Eagle Peak Lookout June 4, 2018 Daily Update   Acres:  34,709 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM (Gila NF) Containment: 49% Fuels: Timber (litter, grass, and understory) Total personnel: 583   General Information: The Southwest Area Incident Management Team 4 used a combination of […]

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Gila National Forest – Update for Meadow Fire for June 4, 2018

Acres:  ~100-150 Start Date: June 3, 2018 Cause:  Under investigation Location: Silver City RD, NW of Signal Peak Lookout Containment: 0% Fuels: Grass, oak brush, heavy dead and down and ponderosa pine Total personnel:  140 Incident Commander: B. Trujillo, iCT4 Summary:  The Meadow Fire is burning on Forest Service lands north of Signal Peak. Initial […]

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Gila National Forest – Meadow Fire

Location:            Silver City Ranger District on the Gila National Forest NW of Signal Peak Lookout Grant County, New Mexico Start Date: June 3, 2018 at 3:11 p.m.                                  Size:  ~15 acres Cause: Under Investigation                                                    Containment: 0%                    Resources:  One Hot Shot Crew, 2 Single Engine […]

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Gila National Forest – Buzzard Fire Update for June 3, 2018

20180603_Buzzard Fire Smoke Outlook   Easterly Winds Challenge Eagle Peak Lookout June 3, 2018 Daily Update   Acres:  29,727 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused Location: 10 miles NE of Reserve, NM. Gila NF Containment: 41% Fuels: Timber (litter, grass, and understory) Total personnel: 576 General Information: Heat from a large fire can change […]

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Gila National Forest – Buzzard Fire Update for June 2, 2018

20180602_Buzzard Fire Smoke Outlook Fighting Fire with Fire June 2, 2018 Daily Update   Acres:  27,223 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused Location: NE of Eagle Peak Lookout, Gila NF Containment: 41% Fuels: Timber (litter, grass, and understory) Total personnel: 550 General Information: One of the most important and powerful tools available to wildland […]

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Gila National Forest – Buzzard Fire Daily Update for June 1, 2018

20180531_Map_BuzzardFire20180601_Buzzard Fire Smoke Outlook High Winds and Spot Fires Challenge Firefighters June 1, 2018 Daily Update   Acres:  24,341 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused Location: NE of Eagle Peak Lookout, Gila NF Containment: 34% Fuels: Timber (litter, grass, and understory) Total personnel: 529 General Information: High winds are carrying embers ahead of the […]

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Gila National Forest – Buzzard Fire Update for May 31, 2018

20180531_ Buzzard Fire Smoke Outlook Wildfire Investigators Determine Cause of Buzzard Fire May 31, 2018 Daily Update  Acres:  21,957 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Human-caused Location: NE of Eagle Peak Lookout, Gila NF Containment: 34% Fuels: Timber (litter, grass, and understory) Total personnel: 520 General Information: Wildfire investigators have been on the scene of […]

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Gila National Forest – Buzzard Fire Update for May 30, 2018

 20180530_Buzzard Fire Smoke Outlook – final Yesterday’s Active Fire Behavior Continues Today May 30, 2018 Daily Update   Acres:  20,300 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Under investigation Location: NE of Eagle Peak Lookout, Gila NF Containment: 34% Fuels: Timber (litter, grass, and understory) Total personnel: 490 General Information: The Buzzard Fire became very active […]

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Lincoln National Forest – Kellar Fire Update: 10:00 pm

All future updates will be posted on Inciweb Incident Name – Kellar Fire Fire Update: 5/29/2018, 10:00 pm Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Guadalupe Ranger District Date/Time Detected: 5/22/2018, 9:52am Location: North of Queen, NM Lat/Long: Lat: 32°,12′,42.92″, Lon: 104°,40′,45.47″ Legal Description: T24S, R22E, SWSW Sec 14 Firefighting Resources: Type 3 Incident Management Team, 3 Hot Shot Crews, 2 Type-3 Engines, […]

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Gila National Forest – Buzzard Fire Update for 5-29-2018

20180529_Buzzard Fire Smoke Outlook Buzzard Fire Community Meeting Tonight May 29, 2018 Daily Update   Acres:  18,312 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Under investigation Location: NE of Eagle Peak Lookout, Gila NF Containment: 34% Fuels: Timber (litter, grass, and understory) Total personnel: 469 The Southwest Area Incident Management Team 4 will host a community […]

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Lincoln National Forest – 5/28/18 – Kellar Fire Update: 6:00pm

Incident Name – Kellar Fire Fire Update: 5/28/2018, 6:00 pm Jurisdiction: Lincoln National Forest, Guadalupe Ranger District Date/Time Detected: 5/22/2018, 9:52am Location: North of Queen, NM Lat/Long: Lat: 32°,12′,42.92″, Lon: 104°,40′,45.47″ Legal Description: T24S, R22E, SWSW Sec 14 Firefighting Resources: Type 3 Incident Management Team, 3 Hot Shot Crews, 2 Type-3 Engines, 5 Type-6 Engines, 2 Water Tenders, 1 Helicopter Module. […]

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Gila National Forest – May 28, 2018 – Buzzard Fire Update

Buzzard Fire Community Meeting Planned for Tuesday May 28, 2018 Daily Update   Acres:  16,696 Start Date: May 22, 2018 Cause: Under investigation Location: NE of Eagle Peak Lookout, Gila NF Containment: 14% Fuels: Timber (litter, grass, and understory) Total personnel: 451   The Southwest Area Incident Management Team 4 will host a community meeting […]

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